The botanical gardens of Balata showcase dramatic displays of hundreds of varieties of tropical flowers and trees.
Fifty-foot-high suspended wooden bridges stretch over the tops of hundred-year-old trees at Balata botanical gardens.
Bird of paradise
Molting gecko taken at the Balata Gardens, Martinique.
The volcanic Carbet peaks dominate the landscape north of Fort-de-France.
Balata Church, a one-fifth replica of Paris's Sacred Heart Basilica.
Vendor displays at the spice market included handcrafted dolls dressed in native plaid dresses.
At the spice market, vendor displays of spices, juices, fruits and vegetables were mixed with handcrafts, including brooms made of palm fronds
Fishermen on the island of Martinique bring in the morning's catch.
Scales are ready to weigh out the fresh catch at the fish market in Fort-de-France.
Multiple varieties of fresh fish are for sale at the fish market along the River Madam in Fort-de-France.
More than thirty flavors combined with top quality chocolate are stamped with identifying designs at gourmet chocolaterie, Fréres Lauzèa.
Coffee, rum, passionfruit, and litchi, identified by unique artistic stamping, are four of the more than 30 flavors of chocolate at gourmet chocolaterie, Fréres Lauzèa.
Gourmet French restaurant La Cave a Vins is known for both its food and wine.
La Cave a Vins restaurant is in the heart of downtown Fort-de-France.