Travel Blogs from Saint-Denis
... normal; font-weight: normal;">We were very surprised by the large amount of wildlife that we saw, far more than we expected. We were also expecting at best to have to use binoculars to see them up close when in reality we were lucky enough to see them right next to our vehicle.
Today was our
longest driving day and we were on a lot of very narrow windy roads again. We
left Cilaos and drove continually downhill along the road we had freaked out
coming up 2 days before. It didn’t seem near as scary this time and also we
seemed to have the chance to observe the fantastic scenery. Back in St Louis,
which was a lot more busier than when we last went through we travelled south
to the unfortunately named town of Le Tampon before ...
... thing was the first of two big pods of dolphins performing great aerial gyrations. Next port of call was Victoria, the capital of the Seychelles on the island of Mahe. We had pre booked a car and driver who met us at the wharf and we then spent seven hours touring. First we drove around Victoria which is the worlds smallest capital and saw every thing including a walk through the local markets (we love markets). The town is only a few KM wide as high mountains rise almost ...
... LR sun before we started the drive to the airport. We stopped off at the beach at L'Ermitage for a last drink. Although warm, the sun had disappeared and a short shower made parking easier as people were leaving the beach.
And so on to St Denis and the airport. Bags were checked in and L&E left to return to St Pierre. We boarded, with seats together this time, for the 11hour flight to ...
... et située sur la route des cyclones, elle présente un relief escarpé travaillé par une érosion très marquée. Elle culmine à 3 071 mètres d'altitude au sommet du piton des Neiges et abrite par ailleurs l'un des volcans ...