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Home to some 62,000 people (more than a third of the island's total population), St Lucia's capital of CASTRIES on the northwest coast is a metaphor for contemporary West Indian urban culture: at times busy and congested, other times somnolent and peaceful, the town feels stuck between a centuries-old island lifestyle and a desperate push to modernize. Though the capital is easy to navigate on foot, it is not particularly blessed with museums, theatres or historical sights – your best bet to experience Castries is to enjoy its vibrant street life. Due to extensive damage by fires between 1796 and …
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