Photos of Creole Houses - Travel Photo Guide in Martinique

Creole house

For your information: the "Creole house" is the colorful dwelling that can still be found in various places in the West Indies.

Its origins date back to the beginning of our era.

At that time, the Arawak Indians, the only inhabitants of Martinique, were already building traditional huts...

But it was only in the 16th century, with the arrival of white men and the first black slaves, that the Creole house took on its current style, thanks to the introduction of new materials and construction techniques (boards, nails, frameworks, etc.).

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