Tag Archives: Guadeloupe

How to get to Guadeloupe

Overview Guadeloupe includes the butterfly-shaped islands of Basse-Terre and Grande-Terre, as well as the nearby, smaller islands of La Desirade, Marie-Galante and Les Saintes. Columbus discovered the archipelago in 1493, which became a French colony in 1635 and a French overseas territory in 1946. This results in a strong French influence, from the ingredients and… Read More »

Cities and Places in Caribbean

Guadeloupe Guadeloupe is a French colony and consists of 2 large and 7 small islands. The two large ones are called Basse-Terre and Grand-Terre and are separated by the Rivière Salée. The former is a volcanic island with the active La Soufrière volcano, and large banana plantations are grown there, while the latter is mainly… Read More »