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April 8 - MARTINIQUE/FORT-DE-FRANCE, FRENCH WEST INDIES

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Sunrise over Martinique

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The local pilot climbs aboard the Serenity

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This impressive church is now made of steel – burned down too many times when built and rebuilt of wood.

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We docked in the business part of the island (which we had explored on a previous visit) so we took a ferry to the beaches across the bay.

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Water aerobics

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I loved being surrounded by people speaking French. Martinique is not a colony, it is a département of France.

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Walking in Creole Town

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The ferry pier

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We watched a pelican doing some successful fishing as we waited for a ferry to bring us back to Fort-de-France.

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Posted by Swenigale 14:45 Archived in Martinique

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