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Saturday was my last day in Tamarin. I had breakfast, put on my bathing suit and took a walk. It is possible to wade through the water where the river meets the ocean. A town is on the other side including a place to rent kayaks and paddle boards.
I waded and walked around the small town to get a feel of what it looked like. Women and Children were doing normal activities of laundry and playing, completely oblivious to the tourist lurking about.
I made my way ...
Now that I felt better, I woke up the next morning ready to explore. I got up and leisurely sat on my porch enjoying the surroundings. The river was perfect.
Since the taxi was going to pick me up at 10 for the South Tour, I wanted to eat as late as possible. At 9, I went to the main porch. There was a single setting of blue and white china. I sat down and the sweetest Mauritian woman came to greet me.
She asked me if I wanted coffee or tea. Coffee, of course. A few ...
There are weeks where I get into a mood where the only thing that sounds appealing is sitting on a beach, drinking rum, and doing nothing.
That was exactly my mood in Grand Baie. I could not bear to make more than 2 decisions:
-To stay or Leave the beach
-Where to eat
Which is probably why I didn't bother exploring or going to any other cities like I had planned.
It just seemed too overwhelming to do anything ...
... was out of this world.
After about our zillionth course, we were ready to retire. After a quick blog post of South Africa, I passed out on a soft roomy bed, watching the waves go in and out directly outside of my sliding glass door.
10/15/10 – Day 2
We had to wake up early (6am) to have time to eat breakfast and catch our taxi back to the ship, where we will be meeting for our SAS Catamaran snorkeling day ...
... caught in the first few spots before the heavens opened. After that the other stops followed the same pattern, sometimes we could see the views we had travelled so far to see and other times there was only dense cloud, so with nothing further to be achieved we'd set off to the next venue. After lunch things improved and we had good views of the Chamarel waterfall and the coloured earths, these ...