"the picnic at Marie Galante"
Columbus's second voyage
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A French Island to the north of Dominica and south of Guadeloupe. It was the first Island of the Guadeloupe Arpeggio to be 'discovered' by Christopher Columbus on his second voyage, and was named Santa Maria la Galante, after his flagship, the Santa Maria.


Replica of the Santa Maria
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeReplica of the Santa Maria - Credit: Dietrich Bartel