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Once We Were

By Artborghi @artborghi

Past present, present past. Every house, shell, statue reminds the history of Guadeloupe. Either houses or busts of Victor Schœlcher, the French slavery abolitionist. Or lambi shells decorating the graves of fishermen and poor people, when even bath tiles are too expensive.

Once we were

House renovation, Pointe-à-Pitre

Once we were

Boat spare parts, harbor of Saint-François

Once we were

Priest and graves at Sainte-Anne cemetery

Once we were

Barred house, Sainte-Anne

Once we were

Lambi shells decorate the graves of poor people at the cemetery of Saint-François

Once we were

The French slavery abolitionist Victor Schœlcher, Sainte-Anne

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Previous and last episodes:

1. My lady of Guadeloupe
2. Sea life of Gwada (Guadeloupe)
3. La Métropole
4. Caribbean intangible cultural heritage
5. Guadeloupe on stage
6. I had a dream
7. In need of protection
8. So lonely


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