Veranda Grand Baie Hotel & Spa
Travel Blogs from Grand Baie
... place where he set me up with kayaking, a glass bottom boat trip and snorkeling off a boat all for free through his friend. I tried tipping his friend but he said to just buy him a beer when I saw him next. How nice! Rajen kindly drive me all over Grand Bay for the first few days and tried to make my experience a good one which was extremely nice and unexpected, but he was slightly obsequious about it which made me feel uncomfortable and I didn't want to be a burden. I also ...
... week’s dinner!!!
And again…I went back to my hotel and went to sleep.
The following morning I went back to the Dive Shop. Anil, my first instructor, was to be my buddy again.
We got everything into the boat and as we were making our way to Stella Maria (the wreck), he explained to me the different hotels and the activities along the coast. At one point he made some off-handed remark about being my fiancÚ for the day. I rolled my eyes ...
... my friends who are an absolute a riot! We took the whole day and literally went up one coast of the island. We went to 3 different water falls, a colored sand dune park, 2 different beaches, and stopped at every look out point and photo op area. Maritius was quite green and tropical with a touch of African style vegetation. The second day I went on a catamaran ...
... Mauritius is 2 hours ahead) with Kobous and left a few minutes before full time to go to Club Med resort at mon choisex beach to meet up with the crowd from the night before. Well I must say that as the ‘cape town beach bum’ in the crowd, the new friendly acquaintances from the cape put me to shame – they were born water babies and had obviously spent too much time swimming off the strand coastline in their youth :) I ...
... and it was great! Afterwards we stopped by a pub for a few drinks before taking the water taxi back to the ship. We all had to be on board by 6pm. At 8pm we had Opening Ceremonies for Sea Olympics. My sea, the Mediterranean, is blue and our mascot was a smurf. The games were crazy and everyone was really loud! We somehow fit close to 700 in the Union and each sea came up and did their sea chant for all the judges ...
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