InterContinental Mauritius Resort, Balaclava Fort
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It has certainly been some time since we have posted a blog entry but that would show you what George's workload has been like. At least the new boss has arrived so we are now busy planning some trips for the rest of this year and into next.
At the beginning of September I had some meetings in Mauritius and I got George to join me for the …
... or exotic. We missed lunch as well which is difficult when breakfast was at 0615.
We were back on the ship for 3 pm, grabbed some afternoon tea in the Atlantic Room and spent a bit of time on deck reading until it was time to dress for dinner (which seems to come round incredibly quickly).
After a quick burst of ballroom dancing we retired for the evening, back to Bridge with the attendant mental contortions tomorrow so another excuse for an early ...
... waves with anyone. They even hassle some of the locals that live there. I met a local kid in the water who grew up in Mauritius and he said they even hassle him. Every surfer that I met has a story about the white shorts. They are greedy, selfish babies who don't know how to share and they are ruining the island. The crazy part is, is that they all have business's that are tourist based. Some even have surf shops. So they literally chase ...
... numerous students who thought the time ashore affordrd them the chance to get spectacularly drunk before noon. Semester at Sea already has a bad reputation on the island due to unruly, intoxicated students (in fact we have been banned from spending the night there) and unfortunately a handful of students continued the tradition of treating Mauritius as a spring break. It's a shame because it really is an island paradise that they won't remember.
... rafraîchit. Sans excusions de prévue, nous nous rendons au grand Centre Commercial de CAUDAN en bordure de la ville. Pour l’instant, Suzanne doit avoir son manucure et moi, ma coupe de cheveux. Les officiers de la paix nous indiquent poliment en français les boutiques qui nous intéressent. Les prix des articles autres que ceux artisanaux sont aussi chers que ceux dans les ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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