Veranda Grand Baie Hotel & Spa
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- Minbar in room
- Shuttle bus service
- Conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Room service
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Travel Blogs from Grand Baie
... all my stuff ... except the clear plastic ziplock bag with my actual medication in it and asked me the same questions that the first guard asked. I told them I already answered those questions with the other officer and pointed at him. I knew I was being feisty but I didn't care. Whatever this "check" seemed to be was a joke and I was annoyed for being singled out. They even took out my perfectly packed trekking poles and started adjusting the height and playing with them and ...
... He explained that way back when, the Dutch settled here leaving when the Sugar Cane was depleted. Next came the French. The English battled with them and won. In 1968, Mauritius became independent.
I was then quite confused.
I get the Dutch. But the sequence of events seemed off. They drive on the wrong side of the street and the signs are in English. The diver explained that when people do their Driver’s test, it must be in English or the instructor ...
... dinner wasn’t for another hour, but I could have a drink. I missed the sunset again. Mojito ordered and I sat back with my Kindle.
He was about 30 and small talked with me. Asked the usual questions and explained that he worked on a cruise ship. He met many Americans but few knew where Mauritius even was. It’s tragic we are so bad at geography.
A few minutes later he came back with another man. He explained that he talked to the Chef and because ...
... started to get a bit warm so all I wanted to do was go down and jump in. When we were setting up I realized how many people were here! I hadn't realized that this is what people do on thier weekends! I went out to snorkel as everyone does at Blue Bay and the snorkelling trips are what Mauritius is famous for. Since 1997, a 353 hectare area is located in the sea in front of the public beach, and in this year it was ...
... across the harbor into town.
When we climbed out of the taxi we saw something all to familiar in front of us--McDonalds. Passing the golden arches, we ventured into the plaza and found exactly what we were looking for-- FREE WIFI INTERNET. I tried to skype with mom at 2am New York time (she was working), but the connection was poor, so we got to say a quick hello and I was off again with my girlfriends, exploring Port Louis.