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  • French Guiana: Devil's Island

    Devils Island Off The Beaten Path

    DEVIL ISLAND - TEUFELSINSEL - ILES DU SALUTthese are the names of a tiny island off the coast of French Guyana, an island that once used to be a prison-island untill the year 1948. Captain Dreyfuss was kept in prison here as well as "Papillon", who wrote a book about it, and Hollywood made even a movie about Papillon's story, starring Dustin...

  • explore the island

    Devils Island Things to Do

    a few hours will be enough to explore the island, but it is absolutely worth it !It will be hot & very humid on the islands - one of the reasons, why it was once chosen as a prison by the french government.

  • M/S Vistafjord - anchored off the island

    Devils Island Favorites

    I came there by the cruiseship M/S Vistafjord.We had to anchor outside of the small port and had a tenderservice for a short shore-leave of 2 hours Just imagine, what happens on such a rather small island, when a cruiseship with 780 passengers & maybe 250 crewmembers off duty will overflow the island for 2 hours...I guess the inhabitants of the...


Saint-Laurent du Maroni

  • Carnival

    Saint-Laurent du Maroni Favorites

    Every sunday afternoon, one month before mardi gras. Chaque dimanche du carnaval il est très amusant de rencontrer les centaines de personnes le long de la rue principale de Saint-Laurent -du Maroni. Tous les quartiers et toutes les associations sont bien représentées.

  • Paddock (Kali'na village)

    Saint-Laurent du Maroni Off The Beaten Path

    The "real Kali'na" Kali'na tilewuyu (also called Galibi amerindians) are living in the neighbourhood of saint-Laurent -du-Maroni along the Maroni river.About 3000 inhabitants are speaking Kali'na

  • Penal colony

    Saint-Laurent du Maroni Favorites

    This city has been created in order to open a penal colony 'Bagne' from 1860 to 1938.Between Mana and Maroni rivers this territory was called Camp de la transportation.During that time Saint Laurent was the only Penal City of France.The Prison director was also mayor. the Charbonnière, bushinenge borrow.



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  • Sailing to Devils island

    Kourou Things to Do

    A day trip with a catamaran for 50 euro. You leave early monrning 7.45 and get back in the afternoon. You visit two islands Ile Royale and Ile Saint Joseph. You get a drink but no food, watch your shoes, they lost ours.Informations techniques Punch 1500 DC Plans A. Mortain & Y. Mavrikios Construit par Multicap Caraïbes (Martinique) Capacité...


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  • Les Iles Du Salut

    Kourou Things to Do

    Made famous by the book and film 'Papillon', the islands are located about 11 miles off the Kourou coast. There are daily excursions there both by motor boat and yacht, expect to pay between 30 and 40 euros per person for the day. There are 3 islands in the group, Devils Island (the most famous, but you're not allowed on it), Royal Island (which...


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