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Visiting French Guiana

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Stories and Tips French Guiana

The Kourou space centre

Written by fredff on 01 Jul, 2003

The space centre in Kourou is the location of the European Space program. If you are lucky, you can even watch the take off of an Ariane rocket, as it happens about once every three weeks. The best way to get tickets (free) to a…Read More

A trip to the Devil Islands

Written by fredff on 01 Jul, 2003

One hour by boat from Kourou, you can visit the infamous Devil Islands. The "Iles du Salut" in French used to be the place of choice for all the worst convicts. Indeed, the current are so strong, the sharks so numerous, and the coast so…Read More

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