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... and warm while walking but most of the shops were air conditioned so that cooled us off a bit.
We walked along the sidewalk near the beach and could see surfers enjoying the large waves. Even though there was a sign posted "No swimming, no surfing" because of sharks. Maybe the sharks were busy somewhere else that day.
We did not last long in town as there was not much to really see or do. The best part ...
... for granted in Nairobi, no matter the time of day.
We checked in quickly and began the two hour wait for our flight, in the overcrowded terminal. They've tried to make more space, which is desperately needed, by taking out more and more of the duty free shops. My old favorites are now gone; the remaining shops are small and lean. The flight left on time at 13:15 and was not completely full which was pleasant.
We had a three hour flight ...
... good 4x4.
... in the main street was
very crowded but we managed to get the last available table. We struggled even
more with this French menu as the waiter had no English at all. The creole meal
of vanilla chicken and a sausage ragout was different but tasted ok. At the end
of the meal when we asked for the bill the waiter served us this spirit which
he got out of a large container. We had no idea what it was but it burnt going
down because of its obvious high alcohol content.
... three hours. The ship went the short distance overnight to Le Port on the north west coast of the island of Reunion. Reunion is a part of France, not just a overseas protectorate like Noumea or Tahiti, but an actual prefecture of France. It is a circular Island with a diameter of about 80 km with mountains rising almost straight out of the sea up to nearly 10000ft, higher than it is volcanic in origin and still has an active volcano which last erupted in 2012. Because the ship ...