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Race guides visitors to Martinique's treasures

The Boston Globe: "As an overseas department of France, Martinique is as certifiably French as a warm croissant. But in summer, when temperatures are only five degrees above winter's norm, the island's top sporting event, Yoles Rondes, expresses its ebullient, West Indian side. Racing around the island from July 27-Aug. 3 will be boats whose design is based on the oldest vessel on earth: a hollowed out tree."

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