Travel Blogs from Saint-Denis
... the native tongue of very few, is broadly understood by most. We had very little trouble communicating in Africa and much more trouble in French speaking Reunion.
... and many of the surrounding houses had
gardens full of bright flowering plants. Check in at the hotel was a scream
with the lady speaking no English at all and putting David on the phone to
write down a phone number for an American client who also spoke no French who
wanted to book a room. Our room was a pokey little room, painted pink and
purple, which seemed to be tucked in a corner. Even though it was late in the
afternoon we decided to go for a walk rather in ...
... three hours. The ship went the short distance overnight to Le Port on the north west coast of the island of Reunion. Reunion is a part of France, not just a overseas protectorate like Noumea or Tahiti, but an actual prefecture of France. It is a circular Island with a diameter of about 80 km with mountains rising almost straight out of the sea up to nearly 10000ft, higher than it is volcanic in origin and still has an active volcano which last erupted in 2012. Because the ship ...
... 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 ...
... d'être réaffectée à l'industrie de la canne à sucre au terme des Guerres napoléoniennes. Elle est définitivement rebaptisée de son nom actuel et l'esclavage y est aboli en 1848
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