Travel Blogs from Trou aux Biches
... 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 ...
... bus, announcing that they had brought their own lunch along with them. However, we ignored them the rest of the day -- we were there to enjoy Mauritius! Again it rained off and on in the morning, but since it is so warm, it isn't a problem. We went to a Hindu Temple on the banks of the Grand Bassin, a lake that is holy to the Hindus because its waters communicate with the River Ganges in India. (More than 40% of the population is ...
... excited because this is my first glimpse of the Capital before we actually go there! Pamplemousse was the very first village in Mauritius and is one of the most representative icons of Mauritius. Pamplemousse was named for the citrus like fruit introduced by the Dutch from Java. Pamplemousse is well known for the Botanical Garden created in 1729 abd home to over 600 species of trees and 80 of which are palms.
As we ...
... a day until catching up with the original schedule. I'm glad though; it broke up the long voyage to India, and we had a really lovely day. Mauritius didn't make the list of places to return to. It's a bit too expensive, and there are other islands in the world that i like better. ..... but this rum is pretty darn good. ... May have to rethink the decision and come back just for this. YUM! Next stop: INDIA!! ...
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
Royal Road, Trou aux Biches | 4 star hotelfrom $87
- A taste of paradise!
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