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... landspit created by lava millions of years ago. From there on we passed several beaches with Mauritian picknicking as it was Sunday. There were even whole buses with village people sitting around little tables or on the ground eating and drinking. Unfortunately, we didn't see any dancing to the typical music Sega.
At our hotel we were once more positively surprised. I could hand over the keys to the car and while we ...
... too warm and we were ready for a cool drink.
As we arrived at the house, we were greeted by more smiling faces and shown to a table underneath a cooling ceiling fan on the verandah. Some people in large groups sat inside but as we were a small party it felt like we were having lunch with friends.
Iced tea was served to us first and then came our starter of Palm heart & Marlin salad, next the most delicious of chicken dishes I think I have ever tasted, small chunks ...
... feeling having to make all these decisions
ourselves after being guided through our adventures for the last 10 weeks.
After lunch we caught the local bus which was very cheap down the coast to the
major resort town of Grand Barie. The views of the bay were very pretty
although there are heaps of souvenir shops here. We decided to walk back along
the coast ...
... was mainly empty and we could set up where we liked. After a morning swim and some random street food we jumped back into the car and went to another town called Mahebourge. One of the older settlements on the island it was as busy as any urban Mauritian area. We lurked around the foreshore for a while before the obligatory ATM search so we could get some lunch. Found a nice little local joint where I managed to sneak in ...
... of bringing round tortilla chips and popcorn. Actually we did need the blanket as half way through it started to spot with rain, at least it was warm rain and didn't interfere too much until about 15 mins from the end everything went black. The screen went off and the sound cut. There was some frantic running around in the dark by the staff and they soon got everything back up and running. ...