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... surrounding islands and further away. The Botanic
Gardens grew out of these beginnings. The surrounds are lush and our
guides know their plants, but the gardens are a bit rundown and in need
of a makeover. Giant Madagascan Turtles about 1.5 m ling were not a
highlight, in a small enclosure being fed grass cuttings. At the speed
they move there is no need to have them fenced in, and the fence was too
low to keep people out as ...
Off the plane and quickly through passport and health check points. It's always a worry how you are going to find your transfers but we found white sand tours easily with 'Harrison' on the board. The man was very welcoming (the start of things to come) and gave us much needed water and wipes. We had been upgraded to an executive car (again a good start!) and we're led out to a very windy and rainy mauritius. It was full on rain most ...
... then visited the Saint-Aubin Estate that includes a guided tour of the rum and sugar factory, a visit of the “Rum” House and Tasting, a visit of the Vanilla House where are grown vanilla plants, a visit of the Anthurium (flowers) greenhouses and a visit to the tropical garden. The visit finished, we drove back to the Flic en Flac area. Michael and Jesse wanted to go to Mahébourg and come back for dinner with some of us, but we ...
... decided to call it quits!!! Time, here, doesn’t seem to be measured the way I’m used to! Or is it possible that God is trying to teach me to be more patient and exercise self-control???
Last night, for the Opening Night, we were seven to start with. I talked about “The parade of the Real Heroes” to make it to the podium when Christ will come back, eluding to the heroes of this world (like recent “Olympians” in the recent Games) compared ...
... a little at the time…nothing like scratching my cornea, which I did around the same time, last year.
Needless to say, my time at sea after Cape Town was not fun at all. I stayed in my room for most of the time…mainly writing papers, studying and sleeping, only coming out of my room for meals and classes. I felt so much better after it was all done and our next stop; Mauritius was to be our vacation destination.