Hotel Les Filaos
Travel Blogs from Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
... good 4x4.
... a small village for a coffee break before arriving at St
Benoit on the coast. We travelled again north on their ultra modern coastal
freeways until we turned inland again at St Andre to take on the windy interior
to Salazie and finally to Hell Bourg where we were staying the night. This
alpine village was similar to Cilaos but there were many more creole style
houses in the village and the main street seemed to have a lot more souvenir
shops. Our hotel had very ...
... thing was the first of two big pods of dolphins performing great aerial gyrations. Next port of call was Victoria, the capital of the Seychelles on the island of Mahe. We had pre booked a car and driver who met us at the wharf and we then spent seven hours touring. First we drove around Victoria which is the worlds smallest capital and saw every thing including a walk through the local markets (we love markets). The town is only a few KM wide as high mountains rise almost ...
Our last get up in LR :-(
We wake early so a bowl of tea is sipped back in bed, from where we can enjoy the view before getting up to finish packing and eat breakfast. A call from Elizabeth urges us to hurry as we are to meet Nathalie and family 'between St Pierre and St Joseph.' We manage to be ready before the girls arrive and meet them halfway down the hillside road. From there we follow to ...
... between pole, he did crash into a picnic area! No time to reconsider though!! Leaving Laura on the beach, Rupert and I were taken off up the twisty road above St Leu. Sadly when we arrived at the launch site the clouds had come down. Even worse - it began to rain. Have you ever tried running for shelter with a paragliding harness strapped to your back? I didn't so much run as waddle.
After a while the shower stopped and the decision was made to ...