Point-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe (Lesser Antilles) / Caribbean
The city Ponit-à-Pitre lies on the island of Grande Terre Guadeloupe. It has about 30,000 inhabitants and nearly 100,000 in the immediate catchment area. To the west lies the harbor, in front of it a a large semi-circular plaza. Nearby you will find some of the sights of the city, and a little further the beautiful nature and beaches that make up the island.
The sightsseing attractions include the basilicas of St. Pierre and St. Paul, the Palace of Justice in its vicinity, the Musée Saint-John Perse, the aquarium and the loud, vibrant, colorful spice market. Already near the port you will get a sense of the vibrancy of the city, in the old town you will find narrow streets and lots of flair. The kitchen is highly recommended just as the sugar cane juice, which however is not to everyone's taste. In the surroundings you will find beautiful beaches should you afterwards have relaxation in mind.