Category Archives: Local Guides

Dennery

| November 21, 2014 | Local Guides

Dennery Mabouya Dennery Mabouya Valley Tours- Dennery and Mabouya Valley are two agricultural communities offering one Eco Agro tourism product and authentic Saint Lucian culture. The communities are rich in culture, heritage, cuisine and history and offer a unique slice of Saint Lucia. The tours in Dennery and Mabouya Valley take you through sites and […]

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Choiseul

| September 21, 2014 | Local Guides

Choiseul was originally known as Anse Citron, and an independent parish was established in 1765. In 1769 a census was done and recorded 75 whites, 25 free coloured, 512 negroes and 69 estates in Choiseul. However, most activity was originally in the River Dorée area, south-east of Choiseul. An Anglican church at River Dorée was […]

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Laborie

| September 21, 2014 | Local Guides

The district of Laborie has a rich and varied cultural heritage stretching well over a thousand years. It encompasses the Amerindians (sometimes known as the Arawak or Carib), the European settlers and colonists from France, Spain and Great Britain, the enslaved African peoples brought in to work the estates, the East Indian indentured workers and today’s […]

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Vieux Fort

| September 21, 2014 | Local Guides

Vieux Fort is the southernmost district on the island of St.Lucia. It is located between the districts of Laborie to the west and Micoud to the east. Vieux Fort is the only geographical district which encompasses communities from the eastern through to the western section of the island. This credits and qualifies Vieux Fort as […]

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Gros Islet

| September 21, 2014 | Local Guides

From a Village to a Town On August 5, 1985 the government of the day elevated the village of Gros Islet to a town. This was not a most popular decision but one that must have been taken as a result of the direct spin offs of the development of Rodney Bay, “…the centre piece […]

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Soufriere

| September 21, 2014 | Local Guides

No matter if you approach by the dipping and twisting west coast road through miles of breathtaking scenery, or by the thrilling flight of helicopter, grazing mountain tops and skimming lush valleys, the first hint of Soufriere will be the towering pinnacles of the Pitons, ceremoniously soaring above the sea to heights of approximately 2600 […]

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Castries

| September 21, 2014 | Local Guides

Castries has more than a third of the island’s population. It is widely described as a metaphor for contemporary urban West Indian culture. On weekdays it’s busy and congested, and on Sundays somnolent and peaceful. Castries is a throwback of old island architecture and lifestyle however also pushing slowly to modernize. Extensive damage was done […]

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Anse-La-raye

| September 21, 2014 | Local Guides

Take a tranquil and scenic drive down the West Coast to Anse la Raye about 20 Kilometers (approximately 30 minutes) from the Island’s Capital. A quaint community on the west coast nestled in the bosoms of lush green mountains. Upon arrival, navigating through the village, there is evidence of 18th and 19th Century architecture amongst […]

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