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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Free parking
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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 ...
At six in the morning we were woken up by "the voice" calling us up to the faculty lounge so that we could pick up our passports and have a face to face early morning meeting with our first Mauritian of the day. Mauritian immigration officials needed to see each of the passengers together with their passports.
In a very efficient process I picked up my passport at one end of the lounge, took it and the ship ID to ...
... were taking a taxi to the beach we had just walked from town to the port so I was in a no nonsense mood and talked the guy down to half his original price. After three countries I’m starting to get pretty good at bargaining. He dropped us off at a small, local, public beach in the Grand Bay area, and normally we would have insisted on going to the larger beach, but this one was just so nice and secluded, and there were no SAS kids. We had ...