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Monday Our flight left Gatwick 1 hour behind schedule, apparently a problem with the catering options for the Premier Class passengers. It was our first time on a Dreamliner aircraft, we booked extra space in the premier Class and were not disappointed. Configuration was 2-3-2, we had an aisle and middle seat but certainly didn't feel cramped at all. It was a long flight 11hrs 30 mins but time soon passed. Cabin crew very ...
... that there were many Chinese artifacts and it really shows that there has been an ongoing relationship between China and Mauritius since centuries ago. It is also a little bit ironic because there was a room just to show off the Chinese artifacts that this family acquired when they lived there because things in China used to be so expensive... Now it obviously still is, duh.
So that was kind of it. It was worth going!
... Brahma, Shiva, and Vishnu. Men and women stopped
and prayed in front of these figures. It reminded me of scenes taken
from Bollywood movies.
On the next tier, a holy priest
highlighted the sanctity of the temple by blessing people and placing
a red ink symbol on their foreheads. A donation box stood on his
right, for people to put in their donation, after obtaining their
so-called blessings. A table filled with different flowers such ...
... Hill. Spent some time there then headed back to Port Louis to drop by the chinese pagoda where LS was having a service for his dad who passed away a year ago. Had some 'lentils doux' and 'vooyens'. And guess who we met there? Ah Ken Pak Meh - magasin Gazella! She is now 89 years old but still very talkative and in a great frame of mind. Amazing! Turns out that she is related to LS. My grandmother ...
... from the coolies ((their word, not mine)) who were brought in to work in the sugar cane fields.) I got a Third Eye painted on my forehead -- and a blessing -- from a temple priest who quite pointedly mentioned the deposit box at the end of his spiel. OK, that was what I was thinking, but I did not act like an ugly American: I put my palms together, bowed, and said "Namaste" when he was done. We had possibly the best large-group meal ...
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