What you need to know about the chikungunya virus in the Caribbean
As thousands of holidaymakers pack their bags for a Christmas or New Year break in the Caribbean, the chikungunya virus that has spread like wildfire through the region and, to a lesser extent, other parts of the Amer...
Places in Martinique
Several roads head north from Fort-de-France. The most interesting sightseeing routes are the coastal road (N2) to St-Pierre and the Route de la Trace (N3), a truly scenic road that crosses the mountainous interior before hitting Morne Rouge and veering toward the northeast coast.
Anse Dufour & Anse Noire
Few visitors have heard about Anse Dufour and Anse Noire, two little morsels of paradise that locals would like to keep for themselves. Approximately halfway between Anse Mitan and Grande Anse, a secondary road peels off the D7 and plunges straight to Anse Dufour 2km below.