Chute du Galion

The fall of Gallion is at the bottom of the Soufrière volcano. Mount drive the highest possible via Saint Claude, to arrive at the parking "Bains jaunes" - yellow baths - (you can not go further).

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You must come early because during the day places are rare at the bottom of the Soufrière. If cars are already parked in the rise, do not go away, park your car along the route ....

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... And pay attention of the side of the road ... risk of damaging the bottom of the car !

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After parking the car, we went to the path of "Pas du roy." The yellow bath on our left, you go straight, following the trail. Swimming, it will be at the return :)

Vers la chute du Galion, les bains jaunes

The way the King is well appointed. This path also leads to  the Soufrière

Le Pas du roy

 

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After few hundred meters we arrive at a junction. Straight on the park car "Savanne à mulets", now closed, on the right "la citerne" and the famous fall of Galion...

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Some pictures of the path...

Trace vers la chute du Galion

 

Vers la chute du Galion

The trace is maintained and secured by the Guadeloupe National Park

Trace vers la chute du Galion

 

Trace vers la chute du Galion

The river that must be crossed. In case of rain or threatening sky does not engage you on this course. The small quiet river can become torrent...

Trace vers la chute du Galion

After 45 minutes of walking, we see the fall of Galion...

Trace vers la chute du Galion

The last 100 meters are a little more complicated. The slope is steep, ropes were installed to facilitate and secure the ascent

La chute du Galion

 

La chute du Galion

Behind us...

Vue

Here we are...

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Note the two people at the foot of the fall to realize the height

La chute du Galion

 

La chute du Galion

 

La chute du Galion

 

Vue

Before leaving, a little break and a last glance at the fall of Galion

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 Way back we go again on the trail through the rainforest ....

Trace vers la chute du Galion

 

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