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Pointe-a-Pitre travel42 Port of Call Guide

Located on Grande-Terre, Pointe-a-Pitre is Guadeloupe's largest city (pop. 33,000). Expect to be immediately immersed in the French Caribbean way of life when you arrive: Vendors hawk everything from hairpins to bouquets of anthuriums on the congested narrow streets, and the markets are some of the Caribbean's most colorful. The largest, Marche St. Antoine, at the corner of Rues Frebault and Peynier, teems with activity all day long: Tropical produce and spices in madras bags are sold by very vo...
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