Index for Album Martinique-2003: Martinique 2003
Pictures taken in Martinique, West Indies. This was part of my Caribbean trip in mid-March 2003. See corresponding trip journal.
Looking back at Fort-de-France from the ferry to Anse Mitan.
An evening view of Fort-de-France. Taken from the northern tip of Point du Bout.
Anse à l’Âne. Facing southwest.
Anse à l’Âne. Facing northeast. 8:50
Grande Anse d’Arlets or Les Anses d’Arlets. [??] 9:06
The [??] church in Les Anses d’Arlets [??]. 9:16
A modern lookout platform. At Pointe du Diamant. 9:31
Looking toward the southeast. From Pointe du Diamant. 9:31
The Anse Caffard Memorial near Diamant commemorates the tragic loss of an illegal slave ship in April, 1830. A.k.a. The Slaves Memorial. 9:37
DSCN5778 [??] 10:29
A wheelchair friendly telephone booth. In [Ste-Luce ??] 10:37
A view of Le Marin [??] 10:48
A panorama looking down at Le Vanclin. 11:28
DSCN5787 2:45 [Le Vanclin or north of it??]
DSCN5788 [??] 2:45
A panorama. The scene is nice, but clearly I didn’t bother with exposure lock and it shows. Looking at [??]. Taken at [??]. DSCN5791b 3:27
The ruins of the theatre at Saint-Pierre. Destroyed by the eruption of Mont Pelée in 1902 in . 4:28
The ruins of the theatre at Saint-Pierre.
At [Schoelcher ??] Looking to the south across Baie de Fort-de-France. [??]
The next morning. People on the pier at Anse Mitan waiting for the ferry to Fort-de-France. Fort-de-France is in the distance.
The Bibliothèque Schoelcher (in Fort-de-France).
Inside the Bibliothèque Schoelcher.
A statue of Empress Josephine in La Savane. Years ago the head was lopped off.
Palais de Justice, a neoclassical courthouse built in 1906. The statue is of the French abolistionist Victor Schoelcher.
Cathèdral Saint-Louis. Built in 1895 in the neo-Byzantine style.
Musée Départemental d’Archéologie.
Fort Saint-Louis (in Fort-de-France).
Ruins of the old mill, across from Musée de la Pagerie (in Trois-Îlets).
One of the buildings in Musée de la Pagerie. This former sugar estate was the birthplace of Marie Joseph Rose Tascher de la Pagerie, the future Empress Josephine.
Ruins of the old mill, across from Musée de la Pagerie.
An early morning view from the dock in Anse Mitan. While I’m waiting for the ferry to Fort-de-France. Looking north.
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