Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine July 2018 - Page 424

MARTINIQUE Events JULY International Cycling Tour of Martinique POPULATION SIZE 386,486 (2013) 1,128 sq. kilometers OFFICIAL LANGUAGE CAPITAL CITY French CURRENCY Euro (1 United States Dollar equals 0.897 Euros) Fort-de-France AVERAGE TEMPERATURE 280 C / 82.40 F cyclismemartinique.com JULY /AUGUST Tour des Yoles Rondes Traditional local boats - round yoles - participate in a regatta that has been in existence for over 30 years. This is the largest event in Martinique. www.yoles-rondes.net JULY Zwel Bawoudé An exceptional nature race through the Peninsula of the Caravelle. *Zwel - a small pursuit race tchimberaid.com AUGUST Biguine Jazz Festival A celebration of the traditional music of Martinique. www.biguinejazz.com PRODUCTION CREW: L to R: Carlon Braithwaite, Eurlanzo Jeffers, Zenoushka Meade, Christum Weekes, Jerely Browne Photo Credit: Caio Vinícius Reis de Carvalho