Indian Ocean Lodge
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... the beach to the pick up point for the boat. It was so hot and humid I almost passed out. The heat was stifling almost unbearable. I will write two words that I have never uttered together…it was too hot. We boated to Eden Island, bought more cinnamon buns and cabbed to Reef Apartments, anxious to sit inside for the rest of the day and use up our pre-purchased internet time.
... out of the water. Me and Jack paddled in and Mom swam. The kayak got stuck on some coral and me and Jack got really frightened.
We got back and had lunch. Later after lunch we packed up and took the ferry to Mahe. We went straight to the cab and rode to Reef Apartments. We were so excited to be there because there was internet. We tried ...
... as it provided an essential refuge from the blistering sun. With no Internet we played cards and scrabble. Much to the kids dissatisfaction, I made the kids draw and then suffer through a conversation about the importance of having many hobbies and having the courage to try and fail. It was the perfect unconnected, family ...
... island and requires negotiating some steep curvy roads. Upon arrival we parked and were encountered by a few guides offering their services. We purchased our ticket and hired a local guide named Shawn. He explained that the trees may have been around before the islands were formed 66,000,000 years ago. He said that is was recently discovered that the male tree pollen is carried to a female tree by geckos. We did see geckos on the male trees stamens.
... on a long wurtle dug out some hatchlings that were due to emerge, and they brought them back to base in a bucket. The hatchlings normally emerge at night, so at 6.00pm we took the bucket down to the beach to release them, but they were all asleep! They were soooo cute. We had to try to wake them up by rubbing their tummies and stroking their heads, and if you held them under their shell they would grip your fingers with their little flippers! ...