Sailing in the Caribbean
French writing exercise

Faire de la voile dans les Antilles

Patrick and Sébastien are planning a sailing tour of some of Caribbean islands.

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"sailing", "to sail", "to go on a trip", "the Caribbean", "to fly [somewhere] (plane)", "Guadeloupe", "to rent", "a sailboat", "to cross from...to... (boat)", "Dominica", "the rain forest", "Morne Trois Pitons National Park", "Martinique", "to enjoy [something]".

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Sébastien and I have always loved sailing. We learned to sail with our fathers who were very good captains. For our 20th birthday, we would like to go on a trip that would take us to the Caribbean. We would fly from Paris to Guadeloupe, and we would visit Basse-Terre for a few days. Then, we would rent a sailboat in order to cross from Guadeloupe to the island of Dominica. I've always been fascinated by the rain forest, so I would organise a visit of Morne Trois Pitons National Park. And finally, we would sail to Martinique where we would discover the local culture while enjoying its beautiful beaches.

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