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- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Outdoor pool
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By chance we drove past the Botanical Gardens in Pampelmousse, so we stopped there and took a walk in the grounds. The garden was opened as a private garden by the French governour of Mauritius about 300 years ago and was later turned into the national botanical garden of Mauritius. There is old colonial house in one part of the garden, otherwise you can find lovely giant lillies, unfortunately not fully flowering at the moment.
For a small late lunch we ...
... Red Hanky island which made Greg want to live on his own little island. As the mountains were still covered in rain clouds we decided to take the much longer coastal road through all the neatly planted sugar cane fields,passing old sugar mills with their characteristic small squat square chimneys and through small sleepy villages with their French colonial names from the local plantations. We stopped off to walk amongst the trees on the cliffs ...
... can simply be done my placing my phone in front of me as I talk; an appreciable technological advance.
I spoke for about an hour, after which we concluded with a hymn and I gave the closing prayer on behalf of the little congregation. Then we had time to fellowship and get to know one another, for those who didn’t. After a time Saloni began setting the table and we started a very enjoyable lunch: a Chinese tilapia fish ...
... the ship to meet up with Paul. We ate in the ships sued walk cafe and then ventured back out. We are in port until 10pm so it's nice to walk around in the evening. All the shops have closed up but there are lots of bars and restaurants all with free wi if which us handy. We sit and gave a beer and watch the works go by, then we stroll around the harbour. It's all very pretty especially with all the lights shinning on the water. ...
... restaurant - 3 floors, 9 cuisines, 8 open kitchens. It was delicious. The flight here was good. Emirates are very good at what they do. They surprised us with a bottle of vintage 2004 champagne which was a nice treat! We slept like logs last night for over 12 hours. Our room is right on the beach. We could hear the waves all night. Fingers crossed there won't be a tsunami...! And the best news - Tom is still breathing without being hooked up to IV! ...