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French Guiana Travel Guide: 111 reviews and 293 photos

French Guiana or Guyane, is unlike the rest of South America. It is part of France and uses the same currency (Euro) and flag. They even speak the same language. It is also the most expensive country in Sth America.
This photo is of the 'Devils Island', the prision island made infamous by the book and movie 'Papillon'.

Note: Neither Kiwis nor Aussies need a visa for French Guiana.

All photos are taken by me and unless otherwise marked, are copyright. Please do not use without permission. Thanks

  • Last visit to French Guiana: Dec 2001
  • Intro Updated Jan 24, 2003
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  • Sep 5, 2007 at 2:09 PM

    Hi, A few questions: Ferry from Suriname. From what city in Suriname do you board ferry? Ferry across the river in Regina Taxi to St Georges. Do you know if it's possible to take a bus from Regina to St. George after getting off ferry? Tnanks.

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    Dec 25, 2002 at 12:02 PM

    an interesting page and a great place to go again !

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