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... 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.......................
... easyjet run! On the plane we had two seats on their own. The plane was quite empty so everyone spread out. We were well looked after with free drinks, two meals, snacks and hot towels- luxury compared to what we're used to! Lights went out at 8pm probably because of the kids inboard, so it made it a long 12 hour flight! Saw gorgeous mountains over north Italy and a lovely sunrise over the ...
... 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 ...
... so I thought, “oh perfect, a margarita will be a refreshing thing to have while in paradise.” But little did I know that I would find myself trapped on this thing all day surrounded by idiots obsessed with consuming as much alcohol has possible.
I was a little afraid the past few days leading up to today, as when people asked me what I was doing, of course I replied “the catamaran cruise with ...
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!
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- 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
Flic En Flac | 3 star hotelfrom $174
Coastal Road, Flic En Flac | 3 star hotelfrom $194
2608 The American Road NW, Rio Rancho | 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