National Geographic : 1938 Mar
COLORFUL PATHS IN MARTINIQUE AND GUADELOUPE WEST INDIAN BUILDINGS ARE AS VARIED AS THE PEOPLE A house of stone with two or three balconies may be sandwiched between a wide one of brick and a narrow one of wood. Windows in Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, usually have two sets of shutters inside ones for shades, and outside ones to keep out wind or rain. Heavy wooden doors discourage petty thieves and prowlers. U iMationai ueograpnic ociety Finlay Photographs by Edwin L. Wisherd GUADELOUPENS COME TO BARTER, BARGAIN, BUY, AND SELL Green coconuts clustered in the foreground fetch a ready price, for their milk is preferred to that of riper nuts. Bread baskets display fantastic loaves, while behind are sacks of charcoal for cooking.