On May 8th, 1902, Mount Pelee erupted, obliterating the city of St. Pierre and killing 30,000 people in 5 minutes.
Great House of plantation in Martinique. Habitation Clement, a sugar plantation and rum distillery is a unique place to visit in Martinique. Visitors can tour the Great House, which has been meticulously preserved with all the period furniture.
The Rue Victor Hugo in St. Pierre, the most fashionable section of St. Pierre.
Cocoa field in Martinique.
Island on Fire: In the lush, tropical world of Martinique, an aristocratic French planter’s daughter and an army officer enter a world of voodoo, intrigue, and deceit when a deadly volcano starts to erupt. (2018, Sophie Schiller)
One of the traditional Carnival characters in Martinique is "Papa Djab", the red devil inspired by African culture. Papa Djab is a character in my novel, "Island on Fire".