Posts tagged with "Feb2014"

01. February 2014
Diamond Rock, Martinique
Diamond Rock is an uninhabited island 3 kilometers from Pointe Diamant at the Southern end of Martinique, getting its name when, at certain times of the day the sun shines on the rock giving off reflections reminiscent of a precious stone. During the Napoleonic Wars the rock was taken over by the British and commissioned as a sloop under the name HMS Diamond Rock. The caves on the rock acted as sleeping quarters for the men and a hospital was also established at the base to put sailors who were...