Travel Blogs from Flic En Flac
... saw another day of presentations. The afternoon session ended a bit early (for me) and I headed to the beach for an hour or so before the hotel smorgasbord. Mauritius has significant Indian, Chinese, Arabic and African ethnic groups and the foods reflect a fusion of their common foods. The flight back had duck and sambal dumplings in a watery Chinese vegetable soup.
The day day is to come.......................
... eating or smoking in public. Everyone is going about their business with a sunny disposition. You are greeted properly with a smile and asked about your day, in idication of displeasure is responded to immediatly with such generousity one feels almost obliged to be happy. One night at dinner, our resturant manager noticed Chris & I having a serious conversation... ...
... began our descent, occasionally stopping at panoramic spots giving a breathtaking view of the island. From their vantage points, Mauritius looks absolutely stunning. At a lower altitude, back in the inhabited areas, one may see many huge and beautiful houses built in concrete and solid enough to withstand the cyclones that batter the Island every now and then. I could not help but think that it would not take much to beautify the whole island – not just ...
... the harbour from the prevailing SE winds. It is very multicultural, like the island, with various religions (roughly 50% Hindu, 30% Catholic, 17% Muslim, 3% Chinese) and people from all around the Indian Ocean. The airport is in the South East - orignally a WW II air base, near to the original Dutch Capital, which proved to be less good as a port.
Our first stop were some Botanical Gardens in Pamplemousses, originally set up by ...
... and health issues, hotels we used or avoided, restaurants we liked or didn’t, and so on. We also compared airlines and she complained about Air Madagascar, which is less expensive that some others but chronically inefficient, and frequently late. I mentioned that I heard employees in Tana calling it Air Mad for short and perhaps that was fitting. We had a laughed about that.
We landed in Reunion about the time we should have landed on ...
Other places to stay in Flic En Flac
Coastal road, Wolmar, Flic En Flac | 5 star hotelfrom $174
Flic En Flac, Flic En Flac | 5 star hotelfrom $210
Wolmar, Flic En Flac | 4 star hotelfrom $256
- Perfect place to celebrate our silver wedding!
- The Perfect Honeymoon
- Bel servizio, ma il mare...
Wolmar, Flic En Flac | 4 star hotelfrom $424
- Good - but others in Mauritius much better
- Fab food and very relaxing
- Great hotel but spa treatments-A BIG LET DOWN
Wolmar, Flic En Flac | 3 star hotelfrom $118
Coastal Road, Flic En Flac | 3 star hotelfrom $194
Flic En Flac | 3 star hotelfrom $174
Flic En Flac | 2 star hotelfrom $94
Coastal Road, Flic En Flac | 2 star hotelfrom $99
Royal Road, Flic En Flac | Hotelfrom $142
Royal Road, Flic En Flac | 3 star hotelfrom $110