“Why not just go to the Bahamas like everyone else?” There was a definite tone of annoyance in his voice, and I can’t blame him. He was just as confounded as I was after a futile search for a cruising guide to French Guiana.
French Guiana hardly registers on the cruisers’ radar, and we had originally considered it as a possible stopover in case we needed fuel during the passage. But upon further investigation we decided to make this South American country a cruising destination, and not simply a necessary stop.
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