travel42 Professional Cruise Port of Call Review

Located on Grande-Terre, Pointe-a-Pitre is the center of Guadeloupe's largest metropolitan area. (The population is just 16,000 in the city proper, but it blends into Les Abymes, which has 58,000 residents, and Baie-Mahault with its 30,000 residents.)

Expect to be immediately immersed in the French Caribbean way of life when you arrive in Pointe-a-Pitre: Vendors hawk everything from hairpins to bouquets of anthuriums on the congested narrow streets, and the markets are some of the Caribbean's...

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