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- Tennis Court
- Minbar in room
- Shuttle bus service
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Outdoor pool
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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 ...
... because even the guide new I was. We went and pat the in between a rock anda then stood under a tree for the other one that decided to climb up the tree. I though at any moment I was gone from the lion jumping on me. Argh! We then went and had a pair photo with aunty Jo and I. Soon enough the lions ran from us and the handlers had to track them down. We found them and then headed out. We almost left straight away ...
... it was pretty awesome, it wasn’t quite as good. First the tigers we were with were so much bigger, because they were full size. Second, the staff wasn’t as good as in Thailand. After 7 minutes, they were trying to usher us out, which was irritating and overall they weren’t quite as friendly or fun. Anyway, this is what happens when you’ve travelled a lot and seen so much; it’s only natural that you begin comparing things. ...