La Plantation Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Balaclava
... by her boss.. And when Alia is on the phone with people they something just shout and the are from a other company.. Lucky my work is more like the ''european'' style and without shouting :)
- Is my English improving?
- You still can come to Mauritius there a flight around only 700 euros and like I said last time you can stay for free with me ;)
- I love the days when I am off so I can discover the Island!
- I have gained weight here but I can have it ;)
... group of us who travelled together and from these we knew a few so we stuck with them for the week, went on trips, excursions and drank whisky. We took a minibus around the island for one day and saw Port Louis, a huge Hindu temple and loads of the countryside.
The hotel was nice (but eye wateringly expensive!) right on the beachfront of the West coast which is better for weather. We all snorkelled on the beach reef which was interesting, if a bit ...
... on to talk about the storm we were in. He mentioned that because of the storm we had to slow down the speed of the ship significantly. Because of this we will be arriving to Mauritius late. He went on to say that we would just be going there to refuel, and then leave for India so as not to be late for India. Without saying much more, he got off of the speakers as we all just looked at each other. No Mauritius. Is that what he just said? He had brought it up so casually. It wasn’t ...
... excited because this is my first glimpse of the Capital before we actually go there! Pamplemousse was the very first village in Mauritius and is one of the most representative icons of Mauritius. Pamplemousse was named for the citrus like fruit introduced by the Dutch from Java. Pamplemousse is well known for the Botanical Garden created in 1729 abd home to over 600 species of trees and 80 of which are palms.
As we ...
... island. It is much like the old part of every city in the world. There is a fortress atop a hill overlooking the city and their weekend horse racing track; it is unremarkable. There is a newly redeveloped waterfront that is much like the newly redeveloped waterfronts of every city in the world. It, too, is unremarkable. There is an old market. It is much like; oh, well, you get the picture.
I got to business while in town. Pepsi has a presence here but Coke still dominates. ...
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