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Les Iles du Salut, Kourou

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Visit Les Iles du Salut to learn about the penal colonies that once lived on these islands. Find the remains of old sheds where prisoners lived, punishment cells, and a cemetery for those who once lived here. What remains is generally in ruins, which the surrounding jungle is slowly swallowing. Stroll along the golden sands of the beaches and feed the tame local wildlife. If you work up an appetite, grab a bite at the nearby eatery. Make Les Iles du Salut a part of your Kourou vacation plans using our Kourou tourist route planner.
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  • Ile Royale is a small island at it is possible to walk around the periphery in under one hour. The main buildings are up a hill in the center. This island is famous because it was until the 1950’s a p...  more »
  • Salvation Islands Harbor remnants of upstate Guyanese, commonly attached has Cayenne even if the city nearest OHS rather Kourou. Assets for nearly a century - after the 2nd World War the comparison with the death camps has accelerė the liberation of convicts - this was the hardest of all, galleys and welcomed the outcasts, criminals, vagrants and political opponents that we wanted to move away from France. Buildings song good conservės and the history of the place is very lively by a guide way relatee, the mornings at 10:30. A visit to do not miss to understand this part of our FAB... all in a case of greenery, on hair islets or come to brier waves. It's beautiful, a little sinister and rather moving. To get there take a boat at Kourou, the pontoon of the CNES and ' predict the day. Avoid the albatross, the skipper is alcoholic and temperamental...
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  • We spent a wonderful day islands of salvation with the visit of the Royal island. You visit the ruins of the prison and see magnificent landscapes. Vius cross also monkeys and the acoutis trail. That of von moments.
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