Win A Guadeloupe Islands Trip!

Fancy a trip to the French Caribbean? Check out the cheap flights — from $79 each way! — by Norwegian on offer, and also a chance to

Win A Trip To The Guadeloupe Islands

Win A Guadeloupe Islands Trip!

 

Guadeloupe at a glance

Why go?

Because this archipelago, of five very different islands, combines Caribbean cool with French chic. “Les isles de Guadeloupe” are: Basse-Terre, Grand-Terre, Marie-Galante, Les Saintes and Desiderade.

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The Reserve Cousteau, Basse-Terre, was named after Jacques Cousteau, the French father of scuba. He thought this area had the world’s finest marine life. There is an underwater statue of him, which divers touch for luck.

You probably didn’t know

That the dance of Guadeloupe is called the “begine”, performed in colourful Creole dress. Or that Guadeloupe is called “the butterfly island” because of the shape of the two main islands, Basse-Terre and Grande-Terre, which are joined by mangrove swamp.

Suggested reading/viewing

The Honest Folk of Guadeloupe
 (Timothy Williams, 2015); Death on Paradise, the BBC TV series filmed here. 

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