Paradis Hotel & Golf Club
Travel Blogs from Le Morne
I have never seen anything like what I saw last night. New Years in Mauritius has to be seen to be believed.
The day started with an obligatory fireworks shopping run. You have to love that you can buy all the fireworks you want at the local supermarket. Pa Problem!
We then headed out for a seafood lunch and washed it down with a few beers followed by a quick afternoon nap prior to everyone comng around for the party. We brought a ...
... car was necessary I was told. The only place I knew of to go for surf was Tamarin Bay so that was where I was headed. It was around an hour drive along the coast to get there. Straight away Mauritius was different than what I had expected. As soon as I left the airport I was driving through a farmland of sugar cane. The sugar cane was so high that you couldn't see over it. The roads wrapped around these farms and at times it felt as if you were ...
... years in the store with mom and dad and grandpa. After we moved to the shop in Curepipe, we still used to love going to the store to visit grandpa or sometimes sleep over when mom and dad would go to the movie. I loved my grandpa, he was my favorite and I was his favorite too. He used to give us one rupee to buy snacks or he would let us get sweets from the store! He was a really unique grandpa, so funny and always made us laugh. For example, he used to say he ...
... a little at the time…nothing like scratching my cornea, which I did around the same time, last year.
Needless to say, my time at sea after Cape Town was not fun at all. I stayed in my room for most of the time…mainly writing papers, studying and sleeping, only coming out of my room for meals and classes. I felt so much better after it was all done and our next stop; Mauritius was to be our vacation destination.
... money and what to eat today.
At the beach, there a few guys approached to us trying to sell stuff, like accessories, oysters, ice cream… but they are not really pussy and quite relaxed.
One of the guys left a flyer for the food menu so we decided to order a food there.
They had a large variety of menu and I decided to have squid curry. Surprisingly Daniel agreed to have that too!
It was ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking