Travel Blogs from Trou aux Biches
... to the adult pool area and that is as far as we ventured today apart from me going to a introduction meeting with a local guy, Rudy, who works for Thomsom holidays. There was no hard sell for excursions which made a change, Rudy is a great guy and obviously is very passionate about his country and it was nice that he gave useful information on the various places of interest from the heart rather than a script. On my way back to find David I passed a red telephone ...
All we had heard for the past week was that there was going to be rain and thunderstorms when we were supposed to be in Mauritius. We all wished for the best but were still nervous because if it were going to be thunder storming all our plans would be ruined. 27 of us rented out a catamaran for the day and we were planning to sail out to an island and snorkel and dance and just have a great time. If it thunder stormed we would have to be ...
... easy prey for introduced species, like rats and mongoose. There are other species, like the Mauritian giant tortoise, unique to this lost ark, which have also vanished.
But all is not lost. Ile aux Aigrettes is a tiny coral island off the southeast coast of the main island, and here the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation is trying to save as many endemic Mauritian species as they can. Rare birds, bats, small lizards (skinks) and even a type of ...
... there. We walked around a little bit and the wind had picked up. It is actually quite cold during the evening! There is anything you can think of in Mauritius, no doubt about that. Some things are even nicer than in Australia or the US. A lot of french products, baked goods, fresh bread and lots of local food as well. After dinner, we had a really nice talk with dad about things and not too long ago, they all ...
... modern section is being built at the Airport, quite modern and impressive. Immigration took a while. Life is at a slower pace here. I changed dollars in Mauritius rupees (with no commission or extra fees), read about 50 little signs from people picking-up passengers, didn’t find my name (even though some insisted I needed to follow them) went beyond the crowd of avid greeters (often taxi drivers!) and saw Jocelyn Prodigue, one of our faithful members in the ...
Other places to stay in Trou aux Biches
Coastal Road, Trou aux Biches | 4 star hotelfrom $266
Coastal Road, Trou aux Biches | 3 star hotelfrom $134
Route Royale, Trou aux Biches | 4 star hotelfrom $87
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Rte Cotiere, Trou aux Biches | 3 star hotelfrom $97
Coastal Road, Trou aux Biches | 2 star hotelfrom $71
Coastal Road, Trou aux Biches | 3 star hotelfrom $200
Trou aux Biches | Hotelfrom $27
Royal Road, Trou aux Biches | 5 star hotelfrom $275