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How to get to Martinique

Overview When Christopher Columbus discovered Martinique in 1493, he considered it “the most beautiful country in the world” and named it after Saint Martin. Martinique’s indigenous people were the Arawak and the Caribs, who called it Madinina (“flower island”). Although the British briefly tried to take control of the country in the 18th and 19th… Read More »