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Memorials : 0
Location : Guadeloupe
Coordinate : 16.4257350, -61.5331540
Description : Near Souffleur beach, the marine cemetery of Port-Louis was rehabilitated in the 1960s, prior to which the graves were usually mounds of sand held in place by conch shells, some with sheet metal giving the impression of sand bathtubs. Coffins were also traditionally metal, and now are generally made of wood. The picturesque cemetery next to the sea (l'Anse du Souffleur) includes modern family crypts, stone tombs with a heterogeneous mix of crosses (of wood, metal and stone), and traditional burial mounds whose sand and conch shells speak to the spirits of the dead and the ephemeral passage of humans... Read More

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    Latitude: 16.4257350
    Longitude: -61.5331540


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