French Guiana Warnings and Dangers

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French Guiana Warnings and Dangers

  • Be carful, when you enter ruins of the...

    Be careful,when you enter the ruins ! I wanted to take a picture of the beach through an old arch of one of the prison-ruins. I entered the ruins of that arch, just concentrating upon the floor and when I turned around and started to take the photo I realized, that on top of the old ruin-arch there was a tropical Bee with a thorn of about 1 inch...

  • Drink Driving - General

    Its done here, lots.Be careful on the roads between towns at night, treat other drivers with extreme caution.In towns do the same, if you're walking give every car the benefit of the doubt.Probably hit a bad note here but........I can only speak for Kourou (cuz I live here), but the Gendarme, whilst officially being against drink driving, won't do...

  • Security St Laurent Du Maroni

    Due to the location of St Laurent, it tends to be the entrance point for a lot of clandestine immigrants, drugs and weapons into the country, the police there really do have their hands full controlling the security situation, be careful at night, muggings and rapes, whilst not common, are far from unkown in the area.St Laurent probably has the...

  • Security Kourou

    'La Ville Blanche' as it's known is unique and therefore presents its own set of security issues. Home to CSG (the space centre), which provides 25% of French Guyanas income, Kourou has a lot of money, people working in the space centre have 90% of their mortgages (or all of it) paid for by their respective companies, leaving them with a fair...

  • Security Cayenne

    Cayenne, as with all capital 'cities' has its fair share of gang and drug related problems, from clandestine immigrants setting up squats there to shootings and murders there are areas you should avoid, especially at night, one area that springs to mind is located right next to the Cayenne fish market, to be honest, you wouldn't be there at night...

  • Security St Georges d'Oyapoque

    Due to the geographical location of La Guiane, clandestine immigration is a problem, to the west you have Suriname, formerly Dutch Guyana, a beautiful country but not with a lot of opportunity or money, further to the west you have Guyana, the former British colony that is suffering from lack of employment, racial tension and severe flooding, to...


French Guiana Hotels


    Lac Bois Diable, , KOUROU 97310

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Business

  • Best Western Hotel Amazonia

    28 Avenue Du GÃ?NÃ?RAL De Gaulle, Cayenne, 97300,

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Mercure Kourou Ariatel

    Avenue de St. Exupery, Kourou, 97310, French Guiana

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Families

  • Novotel Cayenne

    Route de Montabo, Chemin Hilaire, Cayenne, 97300, French Guiana

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars


    Route de Montabo, Chemin Hilaire, CAYENNE 97300

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