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... the Air Mauritius lounge. So we had a nice dinner and glass of Bordeaux while we waited for the 21:45 flight to Reunion. I went online and checked our mail and got caught up on some work while we waited.
The half-hour flight to Reunion left on time and was fairly full. Thankfully on arrival in Reunion everyone was tired including the emigration customs agents. They simply stamped our passports and let us in and there was no customs hassle. Mr. ...
... heaps of time to spare.
We flew in a tiny plane back to Mauritius so having heaps of time to kill in transit at Mauritius we thought for our last blog entry we would write up some African observations.
- The further south we travelled the wealthier the countries seem to be eg. The supermarkets in the North have a very limited variety and stock especially fresh produce. The roads can virtually impassable in the North, especially in the wet, without ...
... amount of time we
would have in the morning. We found the tourist office in the town and decided
to do the ‘easy’ walk to the waterfall called the 3 Cascades. The walk was
short in distance but ridiculously steep for about a 1½ km virtually straight
up. The waterfall was pretty and gave glimpses back over the town. We decided
to go out for dinner rather than have a meal at our hotel but like Cilaos there
were very few places open. The restaurant we ...
... in the 1600's and later colonization, not all successful and both have had various masters. The guide was an elderly man born and bred in Reunion and very passionate about his island and who had a magnificent French accent. This was the best ships tour we have done but was not cheap. Another great day. As I write this we at sea again with three days to Durban. The cruise will all be over this time next week and we will be on our way to Botswana. Till next time, Love Nan and Pop, (Kay and ...
... as they weren't English. At least we knew we were on the right path.
One behind the other we walked besides a small river and we came across a little settlement with animals and what we thought was an old lady staring at us (it was beginning to feel like a horror movie scenario at this point). We decided to continue down the path and it was a local man, selling refreshments, so I ...