Silver Beach Hotel
Travel Blogs from Trou d'eau Douce
Day 2 and we are super chilled...its true that 2 days here is like a week of rest back home. We visited Grand Baie today and had the most amazing sea food lunch over looking a bay which I cannot liken to anything I've seen in SA, we had such a great driver who took us to all the must see places but as we got to the viewing point for the 5 Islands off Mauritius my trusty "mik'ndruk" said - thats ...all folks....so all ...
... have my ''small holiday'' again because it is weekend!!
- Did you know that the drive here on the left side her.
- You need to bargain with everything, aspect the supermarket they have their fixed prices.
- They have tree prices: One for tourist (most expensive), One for ''Blank'' people who lives here, One for ''Color'' people.
- On 6 o'clock it is already dark. And 6 am already light. They don't have ...
... adventurous. All I knew about the country was that it was a speck in the middle of the ocean, near a place named something as cool as Madagascar, and that it was in the only remaining continent that I was yet to visit - Africa. Also, romancing on the sandy beaches of Mauritius is a favourite for honeymooners. I wanted to know what was so heavenly about the place anyway. I decided to go for an international internship through AIESEC and not another vacation ...
... There were some great views of the surrounding area and the grounds inside the park are also nice. However, the main thing we came for was to have a “lion encounter”. We had such a great experience with that in Thailand with the tigers that we had to take this opportunity... This was actually a really good deal, as we could spend 15 minutes in the lion enclosure for only about $18.
There were about 6 or so lions hanging ...
... the boat; we went to see the waterfall, parasailed and swam in the sea just off Ile aux Cerfs. It was a great day out and was good to see a bit of the island. We got back to our apartment about 7pm and made dinner, sat with a bottle of wine and watched some of the pictures from the past 7 weeks.
28th July - Our tour today was down to the south of the island to see the 7 coloured earths, the bird park, Charmel and the Hindu temple. It was ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking