Signal Peak pigeon island
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Panoramabillede af Frank Ettingshausen EXPERT Taget 11:08, 13/02/2012 - Views loading...


Signal Peak pigeon island

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Pigeon Island is a 40-acre (160,000 m2) islet located in Gros Islet in the northern region of Saint Lucia. Once isolated from the country in the Caribbean Sea the island was artificially joined to the western coast of mainland in 1972 by a man-made causeway built from dirt excavated to form the Rodney Bay Marina. Composed of two peaks the island is a historic site with numerous forts such as an 18th century British fort and Fort Rodney both used by the British to spy on French Ships from neighbouring Martinique.In 1979 it was named a national park and again in 1992 it became a national landmark under the control of the Saint Lucia National Trust. Today Pigeon Island is the home and major venue of the Saint Lucia Jazz Festival

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A: Fort Rodney

Af Frank Ettingshausen, 380 meter væk

In 1778, Admiral George Rodney took over Pigeon island, expelled the natives, and built a fort on the...

Fort Rodney

B: pigeon island rodney bay

Af Frank Ettingshausen, 380 meter væk

pigeon island rodney bay

C: Marina Boardwalk

Af Frank Ettingshausen, 2.7 km væk

Marina Boardwalk

D: Donkey Beach

Af Frank Ettingshausen, 4.5 km væk

Located on the island of Saint Lucia, this beach always welcomes guests who are rooming in this area ...

Donkey Beach

E: Calabash Cove Beach

Af Frank Ettingshausen, 5.0 km væk

On my tour exploring Saint Lucia's most stunning sites we found this little resort just outside of Ca...

Calabash Cove Beach

F: Samaan tree

Af Frank Ettingshausen, 8.0 km væk

Old Samaan tree

Samaan tree

G: Beach at George F.L. Charles airport

Af Frank Ettingshausen, 8.5 km væk

Beach at George F.L. Charles airport

H: Immaculate Conception Church at the square

Af Frank Ettingshausen, 9.8 km væk

Immaculate Conception Church at the square

I: Derek Walcott Square

Af Frank Ettingshausen, 9.9 km væk

The Derek Walcott Square is at the heart of the St. Lucia’s capital, Castries. It is named after the ...

Derek Walcott Square

J: St. Lucia (Soufriere) - Sulphur Srpings

Af Honza Kudr, 29.8 km væk

St. Lucia (Soufriere) - Sulphur Srpings

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