🌅 Episode #3 (final): Marie-Galante forever
Marie-Galante is first and foremost a multitude of immense beaches of white sand, bordered with coconut palms and little frequented. The lagoons protected by a coral reef shelter turquoise blue waters and calm, conducive to the practice of canoeing. Dozens of kilometers of hiking trails make it possible to visit the coastline and the interior of the countryside. “The island of 100 mills” is also a land of history, where there are still 72 of the 106 that counted the island in the early nineteenth century, Don Quixote still work. Many monuments or places still bear witness to the colonial era and slavery, such as the ruins of indigo-making, the infamous Mare au Punch, the Murat and Roussel-Trianon dwellings, the rubble of old sweets, etc. .. The cultivation of sugar cane is currently the main resource of the island with the production of brown sugar, drum syrup and rum. Marie-Galante is also renowned for its 59 ° white farm rums produced in the Bielle, Bellevue and Père Labat distilleries, which offer daily visits and free tastings. Finally Marie-Galante is a sweet way of life and preserved traditions such as quadrille balls, domino games, fishing, beef pulling races (there are even pulling goat races and pulling crabs). A small island out of time and enchantress which conceals many treasures.