Hotel Les Orchidees
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... a few cases of Dengue here recently though no Chikungunya, so I’ll be careful of mosquitoes none the less.
I picked up the rental car and drove the short way to Mahébourg. Up until now I’ve almost always used a hotel in Quatre Bornes which is fairly close to the capital of Port Louis. That’s been the hotel visiting ministers have used going back I believe to the 80s if not farther back. It is good value for money, but during my visits now, ...
... in similar accommodation was how many people are sitting on the wifi with their tablets all day by the pool. The sadder part is that it looks like people are doing real work, or checking work emails, working on spreadsheets at dinner etc. I wonder how much of a holiday they are really having/enjoying. Luckily we don't have that problem. After arriving it was straight down to the beach. As always the water was ...
... care of, that she has her yard, a nanny that takes her to the dog park and my brother that takes her to OB, I still get so sad over the fact that she is not here with me, hanging out and going on adventures. I understand that Afghanistan is not a place for her, but my heart still aches. Eventually, the pup gave up and sat at the edge of the sand, which I would learn was near his house. He watched and waited.
I wiped my tears and with a heavy heart lay back down to get ...
... their ivory bellies hanging out the front of their speedos and the women in bikinis. I’m not sure the point of wearing that little of clothes when it wasn’t that hot and they don’t plan on getting a tan or why they spend so much money coming to a tropical island to sit under a tree. I remain mystified.
After a few hours lying out, I was hungry.
I went back to the hotel, took a shower, put on a dress, and went to this seaside restaurant. ...
... I have only been able to picture myself living for an extended period of time in a select number of locations. Ghana was one. Cape Town was another. And then we went to Swaziland. Something about Swaziland made put me in awe and, because I cannot pinpoint a particular moment, I would guess that it was the overall experience. The people were warm and friendly, a far cry from the rushed and frantic people of Johannesburg, and there was a sense of ...