Basse Terre is the name of the two largest islands of Guadeloupe. Basse Terre is the capital of Guadeloupe. Its estimated population is currently about 180,000 inhabitants. Although it is difficult to measure rainfall in short periods of time, the Guinness World Records lists Basse-Terre as having the record for the most intense rainfall in a short period recorded by modern methods. With 1.5 inches of rain in one minute in Basse-Terre. Basse-Terre is one of the most attractive cities in the Caribbean. The city was founded in 1643. It was ruined many times during the Anglo-French wars. It has continued to be a very attractive city.
When you stop in Basse Terre you should go to the Guadeloupe National Park. This place is one of the most eye-catching places in the Caribbean. They have stunning waterfalls and if you are up to it take a hike up one of the volcanic mountains.