Le Saint Georges
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... obliging, she informed us that there was no vegetarian menu, but we could have mixed vegetables and rice. In the spirit of being happy travellers and open to experience we accepted this and all ate the same meal, despite the decor and lack of diversity. I learned from Carlo, our waiter, and Barath, or sommelier, that when the QM2 docks in Mauritius, the local air craft carrier has to move out to sea and anchor while this ship is in port. Also, the QM2 ...
... first 2 shopping facilities
he took us to we persuaded him to get on with showing us the sights!!
We had to explain to him that we were downsizing and did not need
jewellery, Kashmir whatevers or carpets!!
The glass blowing
factory turned out some very, different, practical products.
Situated next to the local Coca Cola factory it recycled the broken
glass and made very good glasses, plates, inevitable ashtrays and
... and March, when the Hindus celebrate the Maha Shivaratree, especially February 17th when the pilgrims crowd the highway for miles on their way to this site, many walking with bare feet from their homes to the lake. There are also temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Hanuman, Goddess Lakshmi and other Gods along the Grand Bassin. And the lake itself is teaming with fish, although I don’t know if that has any special significance ...
After several days of being on pirate watch going past Somalia, we survived. Now in the Indian Ocean, today we were on the notoriously idyllic beach paradise of Mauritius. The clouds were out in full force but for a planned day of beach activity, we weren't impressed. My friend had recommended a beach in the north of the island called Trou Aux Biches. The beach was awarded the World's Leading Beach Destination at the World Travel Awards for 2011. We ...
This morning we arrived in Port St Louis in Mauritius at 0530, and yes we were awake, the tone of the engines changes significantly when the ship docs so that even if it is dark and you are asleep you sense that something different is happening. QM2's engines are capable of rotating through 90 degrees and pulling the ship sideways so allowing it to dock without the use of tugs. The services of a pilot are still required to help the ship into the harbour without incident ...