South America - French Guiana (PDF Chapter)
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This is the French Guiana chapter from Lonely Planet’s South America guide-book.
French Guiana is a remote region of France covered in thick jungle and wilderness, and you’ll find colonial architecture, eerie prison-camp history and some of the world’s most diverse plant and animal life here.
- escape the mainland for sand, palms and a creepy, defunct penal colony on the Îles du Salut
- tour one of the world’s busiest satellite launchers at the Centre Spatial Guyanais
- gorge on Laotian treats and admire ornate embroidery in the remote hillside village of Ca-cao
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes:, Cayenne, Cacao, Trésor & Kaw Nature Reserves, Kourou, Îles du Salut, St Laurent du Maroni, Mana & Awala-Yalimopo, Understand French Gui-ana, French Guiana Today, History, Culture, Environment, Survival Guide.
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