Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- High-speed internet in room
- Swimming pool
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Today we get up a bit earlier. We have booked a tour to the Mauritian capital of Port Louis. Our guide turns out to be Ibrahim. He is the driver who took us from the airport to the hotel when we arrived in Mauritius.
We drive past the Le Morne Brabant mountain. Ibrahim tells us that this is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. He tells us a very sad story about the mountain. During the years when slavery was being practised in Mauritius, the mountain was used as a hideout ...
... settled here until the Dutch decided to for business purposes over 500 years later. This gives the island a very democratic feeling. As I wandered around the markets, a terribly obvious tourist, I saw so many variations of colour and expression, and heard so many languages. Winston got a fright as he walked past a basket of live crayfish/marron (I don’t know exactly what they were) and the lady purveying them was quite insistent that he pat and ...
After over 8 days at sea we made landfall in Mauritius. No, they were not boring days,
there were plenty of activities organised by the cruise management to entertain the passengers besides our own projects that we had brought together with reading books and the daily newsletter.
This was punctuated by meals (of the sumptuous variety) and then the hard work of working them off. Did you know that 5 mins / 1 km on the ...
... with family and a visit to a dormant volcano, which was responsible for the creation of Mauritius thousands of years ago. One of the main reasons I missed Mauritius so much was because of family. As a lot of them live here it was very hard to keep in touch and so getting knowing I'm back here, everyone wants to see me (makes a change etc). Being treated like a royal is an amazing feeling. I'm constantly getting invited for dinners and it's not helping my ...
... spell checker doesn’t even recognize it. In any event, you find temples, mosques and churches as you drive around.
We were only there for about 10 hours so, once again, it was a quick tour. But it was interesting. Working with Trip Advisor, Sandy found a tour guide on the Island more than willing to help. Once again, we had to make a choice – see Port Louis or the countryside. We opted for the latter and were not disappointed. One ...