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... where we arrived late in the afternoon. We walked into the brand new terminal arrival section which was about four times as large as the old one. It was well staffed, so lines were not too long. We walked to the transit line where we still had to fill out arrival forms giving all our personal information. Then we were allowed down to the new departure area. Since the flight on which we arrived was a codeshare will Air France and Kenya Airways, we were allowed ...
... good 4x4.
Today was our
longest driving day and we were on a lot of very narrow windy roads again. We
left Cilaos and drove continually downhill along the road we had freaked out
coming up 2 days before. It didn’t seem near as scary this time and also we
seemed to have the chance to observe the fantastic scenery. Back in St Louis,
which was a lot more busier than when we last went through we travelled south
to the unfortunately named town of Le Tampon before ...
... this cauldron and up the other side then 5km further came to the third cauldron on which the current cone is on in the centre of. This volcano is not explosive and when it erupts it does not explode or throw up clouds of rock. Lava just comes to the surface and flows away. An eruption in 2007 flowed down the southern face to the sea and destroyed some homes and added 400 acres to the island but no one was injured. We retraced our steps to the plateau and had lunch in a little ...
... try to get a table for lunch, on Nathalie's recommendation, but it was fully booked so we settle for takeaway instead - delicious creole style food with rice. It was had to choose what to have.
Before leaving we walked around the bay to see where Mary and Michael had stayed and watched 2 boogie riders make their way out to the break. 2 lizards joined us on the warm rocks, soaking up the last ...