Hotel Des Neiges
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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. ...
... normal; font-weight: normal;">We were very surprised by the large amount of wildlife that we saw, far more than we expected. We were also expecting at best to have to use binoculars to see them up close when in reality we were lucky enough to see them right next to our vehicle.
... only cross
island road which took us up to the turnoff to the volcano. We struggled to
work out which was the right road and did a bit of backtracking. The road
continued uphill but surprised us that this forest road was very well
maintained. We drove through a pine forest before coming to very low sparse
vegetation and then finally this bizarre Mars like scenery where there had
previously been lava flows. The last part of the drive to the crater rim was
... but was built up until we got to the top where there were very lush dairy farms and little villages not unlike parts of Europe. We continued to climb on an even narrower and windier road before stopping at a lookout over a deep narrow gorge which had been made by the volcano millions of years ago. We then went round the end of this gorge, still climbing till we got to the next cliff which exposed a moon like area which had been a later cauldron of the same volcano. We ...
... bed/rocks. This is the bay where Mary and Michael stayed during their visit in 2012. It is great fun by the sea gap - and hard to hang on to the rocks as the waves push through.
We say a sad farewell to Nathalie, Thierry, Julie, Tibor and Ilyen but not before we have been given rum punch for ourselves, Greg and Grandma Joan. Sue also has a wonderful basket, handmade by one of Thierry's ...