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Travel Blogs from Petite-Īle
After we left Mauritius, our captain
announced that Reunion was just a short paddle away. Sure enough,
the surprise as we awoke the next morning, were the white puffy
clouds and the lush, green peaks of the mountains of Reunion.
As usual, just as in most cities, we
had free shuttle buses to take us to the nearest town. It was a 45
minute drive to the town of St. Gilles where we were told the beach
... I have been white water rafting (even though it wasnt even a real river!)
Then we did this zip wire thing where they clip you on and you slide down which was fun!
After this on the way home, we went to a mountain called Jebel Hafeet which we had been recommended to go up at sunset. We timed it just about right and drove up some very steep and windy roads to the top, and it was a great view!!
...or how I spent the last hours of my birthday day.
I flew out on the afternoon of my 24th birthday day. I enjoyed a free beer (or two) aboard the plane from Munich and dove right into the endless collection of movies. I landed in the much hotter ...
We're feeling quite at home now and have settled into a daily routine. We’ve just had 4 days at sea which went very fast – despite some misgivings on Margaret’s part that she’d get restless being stuck on board! The 2 speakers who started at Singapore left us at Salalah and were replaced by 2 ...
... we were running late by this stage so we were motored back to shore quite quickly. It was then onto the bus for the two to three hour trip back into Dubai, but this was made longer as mum decided to try to get some appropriate power adaptors for the French people we had met (they hadn’t brought them) and so we made about four stops along the way. Epic fail. Very sleepy when I got back but an amazing day and I’m glad we made the effort despite the fail in the passport ...