Caribbean Beat Magazine

Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe | Wish you were here (January/February 2020)

Postcards from the Caribbean’s most extraordinary places

  • Photography by Hemis/Alamy Stock Photo

The architectural heritage of Guadeloupe’s largest city and commercial centre ranges from elaborate nineteenth-century public buildings and gingerbread villas to more modest colonial-era structures like these townhouses — their simple vernacular details enlivened by brilliant colours.