Fort-de-France 97200, Martinique
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The Balata Garden is a private botanical garden located 10 kilometers north of Fort-de-France city center, Route de Balata, along the Route de la Trace, in Martinique. The Garden is animated by the creativeness and visions of his creator who has been caring and healing the plants for more than 50 years and now shares this dream with everyone who walks through this magic world. There are beautiful trails bordered by heliconias, wild orchids, palms, dracaenas, and mahoganies. In the distance, yo
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