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- Refrigerator in room
- Swimming pool
- Smoking rooms available
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Reunion was a bit of a fizzer. There were some excursions organised by the ship but we chose not to take any of them - we would do our own thing. The day started in chaos as we had to get on a shuttle bus to take us the 300M through the port area thence change buses! There was no direction as to where the next bus was, when it was leaving, where it was going etc. Eventually and inevitably things got sorted out and we got into the town proper ...
The sun was shining and the temps and humidity were high. We docked early and cleared customs and immigration quickly.
After a quick breakfast, Rich, Rose and I headed out to the shuttle where it would take 30 minutes to get into a town called St. Gilles. The scenery was beautiful with lush green hills and the beautiful ocean on the other side. The highway was modern and we were soon there.
... Paul. We had to go back to the port and catch a different shuttle to get there. The folks getting off that shuttle told us what a great little market they had just visited. But, by the time we got there, it was closed. Opportunity missed, but we trudged on. We met an interesting fellow on the shuttle to St. Paul and hung around with him a bit. He was hunting for an artist’s studio he had visited before. After walking a bit ...
This morning we slept in as long as we could in order to be ready for a 9:45 departure from the hotel. It was a cool morning, Marjolaine needed a sweater and I almost did as we ate our breakfast on the tiny pool terrace.
Daniel was ready to go right on time. We drove on the Ngong Road in to Nairobi, then turned right to head out to the airport. Because traffic was heading into the city we had a quick trip out to the airport. This is never something to ...
... 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.