Modern history

During the first World War, Guadeloupe did what it could to contribute, and shortly afterward in 1923 it exported its first local bananas, termed “la petite tigrée,” or “little stripy one,” to France. Just a few years later in 1928,

Modern history

During the first World War, Guadeloupe did what it could to contribute, and shortly afterward in 1923 it exported its first local bananas, termed “la petite tigrée,” or “little stripy one,” to France. Just a few years later in 1928,

How europe take the lead

From 1759 through 1763, as a part of the Seven Years’ War, the British took control of the island and main city Pointe-à-Pitre was established during these years. Proof of the island’s importance came in 1763 when the Treaty of

How europe take the lead

From 1759 through 1763, as a part of the Seven Years’ War, the British took control of the island and main city Pointe-à-Pitre was established during these years. Proof of the island’s importance came in 1763 when the Treaty of

History of Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe was populated from 300 BC by the Arawak Amerindians,arawakwho fished and developed agriculture on the island. It was next inhabited by the Caribs, who pushed out most of the Arawak in the 8th century, and who renamed the island

History of Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe was populated from 300 BC by the Arawak Amerindians,arawakwho fished and developed agriculture on the island. It was next inhabited by the Caribs, who pushed out most of the Arawak in the 8th century, and who renamed the island

About

This blog is about Guadeloupe Island inside out [read more]

About

This blog is about Guadeloupe Island inside out [read more]

Discovery and settelement

The earliest settlers on Guadeloupe arrived around 300 BC and developed agriculture on the island. They were removed by the more warlike Caribs. [read more]

Discovery and settelement

The earliest settlers on Guadeloupe arrived around 300 BC and developed agriculture on the island. They were removed by the more warlike Caribs. [read more]