Jardin botanique de Deshaies
Bourse des Vols
Beauport new
Paradoxe
Autolagon

Former Dorot Distillery

Monument - Saint-Louis

Initially a small cotton and coffee plantation belonging to the Doreau family (circa 1750), then a sugar plantation (circa 1850), this site was a sugar mill-distillery in the 1920s. Sugar operations ceased after its buildings were destroyed during the hurricane of 1928 which ravaged Guadeloupe. In 1932, it became a major distillery. However, over time its activity waned, until it finally closed down in 1961. Cut cane was delivered from the plateau to the Dorot factory via a wooden viaduct (a kind of immense slide). Water was pumped by steam engine from nearby Bambou Pond. Although the current site is overgrown, a few vestiges of the booming sugar industry of first half of the 19th century remain, along with remnants of operations in the 1920s, and the distillery that occupied the site between 1932 and 1961.

Old Dorot distillery, reheating heaters
Old Dorot distillery, reheating heaters
Saint-Louis (Marie-Galante - French West Indies). Remains of a powerful mechanic
Saint-Louis (Marie-Galante - French West Indies). Remains of a powerful mechanic
Walls full of nostalgia
Walls full of nostalgia
Former Dorot distillery, rusty witnesses of a rich sugar past
Former Dorot distillery, rusty witnesses of a rich sugar past
Les Heures Saines
Stand Up Paddle
Randonnée quad

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