The penal colony on Devil’s Island, French Guiana

July 2004 Issue

The penal colony on Devil’s Island, French Guiana


Chapel in the penal colony on Devil’s Island

. . . but you wouldn’t want to live there.

May’s photo depicted the chapel in the penal colony on Devil’s Island, one of the three islands of the Îles du Salut (Safety Islands) in the Atlantic off the north coast of French Guiana.

Congratulations go to the only reader who identified the photo correctly: STEW SHEPPARD of Vancouver, B.C.

We thank Dorothy Curry for submitting the photo.
The penal colony on Devil’s Island, French Guiana