La Plantation Resort & Spa
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... of the back and forth, quid pro quo, of the process and when she bargains we always come out ahead. We once had a carpet salesman in Fez, Morocco call us back to his shop, with panic in his eyes, because he had agreed to sell Marjolaine a carpet at a loss. Other witnesses convinced us that he was telling the truth, so we had mercy (but only a very littleJ.)
We bought some postcards and stamps, and then headed to our little ...
the interior but the weather had changed to intermittent showers as we got
closer to our destination. Our driver had a fair bit of trouble finding our
hotel which was a small old complex. This was very cheap at $50 but it was
basic and clean and the owner was extremely helpful. We wandered around the
foreshore and through the local markets and photographed some good views here and
at the ...
An energetic start to today, it didn't last however! We joined in with the aqua gym exercising in the pool, we had a bit of fun but could really feel we had done some exercise - well it's been a while! Not wanting to over stretch ourselves we took it easy on the beach for ...
... maze of sugar cane. Finally, I came out of the sugar cane fields and the road opened up a bit and I could see huge volcanic mountains everywhere. I don't think I have ever seen mountains quite like it on an island. I was constantly coming across different river crossings and very unique looking trees. It seemed like
around every corner there was something different to see. The ocean was amazing. It was a blue-green color that I don't think ...
... 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 ...