News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Sept. 3, 2014: Where in the world is this?
It’s the Mount Pelée volcano in Martinique. Mount Pelée with the highest peak at an altitude of 4500 feet, is a globally renowned volcano. This remarkable site is a National Biological Reserve that spans 2285 hectares. Fantastic views of both the Atlantic ocean and the Caribbean sea can be expected on clear days. There are numerous outdoor recreation possibilities in the park.
The summit trail is only for experienced hikers, you will find it on the regional hiking map, the “Plan Départemental des Itinéraires de Promenade et de Randonnée”. It’s the ideal trail to learn about volcanism and many aspects of geology, not to mention the plant-life that can only be found in this high-altitude climate.