Le Vieux Cep
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This morning we slept in as long as we could in order to be ready for a 9:45 departure from the hotel. It was a cool morning, Marjolaine needed a sweater and I almost did as we ate our breakfast on the tiny pool terrace.
Daniel was ready to go right on time. We drove on the Ngong Road in to Nairobi, then turned right to head out to the airport. Because traffic was heading into the city we had a quick trip out to the airport. This is never something to ...
Had the breakfast that was provided at the hotel which was very French with sweet croissants and baguettes. It was nice to sit on the verandah and take in, for the last time, the cloud shrouded incredible high crater walls that surround the village. We then went for a short walk around the town before driving down to the coast and a short drive along the coastal freeway to the airport. We were surprised how quickly this took arriving at the airport for our flight to ...
... amount of time we
would have in the morning. We found the tourist office in the town and decided
to do the ‘easy’ walk to the waterfall called the 3 Cascades. The walk was
short in distance but ridiculously steep for about a 1½ km virtually straight
up. The waterfall was pretty and gave glimpses back over the town. We decided
to go out for dinner rather than have a meal at our hotel but like Cilaos there
were very few places open. The restaurant we ...
... to the east coast where we had lunch at a Creole restaurant followed by another swim. Another great day. After another two fine and hot days at sea we arrived in Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius. We had been to Mauritius for two weeks previously for Matt Smalls wedding so had seen most of the island but had not got to Port Louis then so we elected to spend the morning in the town walking then the afternoon back on board by the pool. There was not a lot to see and we walked ...
... rim. We headed back to town
and did a short walk near the town lookout which was a signposted botanical
walk. The signs weren’t much help to us 2 illiterates but the lookout was
impressive as we could see all the nearby villages. We then drove back into
town and walked the waterfall walk. This was a pretty tough walk that took us 4
hours but the scenery was very beautiful and ...