Monthly Archive: January 2015

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The tamarind (Le Tamarin)

Origin Native to tropical Africa, the tamarind is extensively cultivated in tropical areas of the world. This leguminous tree was introduced into India for such a long time, that’s why it has often been...

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“La Grivelière” – The Coffee Museum

“La Grivelière” is an historical place located in “Grande Rivière” valley, more precisely in the township of “Vieux-Habitants” in Basse-Terre Island. In 1761, it previous name was “Caféière Saint-Joseph” but few years later in 1843, it becomes...

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La Désirade Island

“La Desirade” Island is an elongated limestone island and is also a dependency of Guadeloupe archipelago. The name “La Désirade” has been given by Christopher Columbus in 1493 because, the sailors desired extremely to...

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Les Saintes Archipelago

Les Saintes Archipelago Les Saintes Archipelago is a dependency of Guadeloupe Archipelago. This small archipelago is composed of 7 volcanic islets: “L’îlet à Cabrit”, “le Grand-Îlet”, “la Coche”, “les Augustins”, “la Redonde”, “le Pâté”, “les...