Le Domaine des Songes
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HOWEVER, those of our fellow passengers who took the excursion into the hinterland and tortuously climbed through the volcanic mountain passes up very winding roads to a marvellous viewpoint on the edge of a high escarpment at over 7,000 feet, reported magnificent views, spectacular great country and drop away edges to the road.
Suffice to say we chose the wrong option.
Oh well, 3 days at sea and we will be in ...
... ride in as the countryside is just beautiful.
We met Bill (Rose's husband) and the four of us dined in the MDR for lunch, then headed upstairs to have a beer.
The rest of the day and evening was spent lounging around. We did catch up with Bill and Rose in the Avenue Saloon for a drink after dinner.
Tomorrow will be a sea day, good day to get caught up on odds and ends.
Until next ...
... we headed off on our own, passing through the Place du Général De Gaulle fronting the town hall. We then walked down main street looking for a restaurant. We finally found one, back at the drop off point for the shuttle. A quick meal and we headed back to the ship.
So much for Réunion. I think this is a place you need to spend a few days at, but only if you want to go swimming. Time to cruise the Indian Ocean on our way to ...
... and their son Thierry were waiting for us just outside, relieved that we had finally arrived after two days of delays. We talked and caught up on news as we walked to the car and they drove us the short way to the waterfront of Saint Denis where they had reserved a hotel room for us. It was about 23:30 by the time we checked in and said goodbye for the night. Although we mostly just sat in taxis, on planes and in lounges, it has still been quite a long and tiring ...
... near the capital city, St Denis, and the high cost of hiring a car and driver, we elected to do a ship organized tour, something we don't always do as we have been disappointed on many occasions with the lack of value for money. The tour was a full day and first travelled down the west coast with great views of the coast on one side and the mountains on the other. After an hour we turned inland and started to climb to the central plateau at 4000ft. The road was very narrow, step ...