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... other companies were running newer vehicles that seemed to be able to drive faster cutting down travel times, Claudia was only allowed to travel at 80kph. I thought I had an exceptional Dragoman crew with Jodie, Paul and Sampson.
I chose to travel June-Sept to maximise the animals seen, avoid the hot weather and avoid the heavy rains. This worked out quite well. We saw a shipload of animals, seeing many before we even got to National Parks and NP’s had an abundance ...
... other than having an extremely awkward limp for a few days. The island was deserted- must have only been a half mile in diameter. They had set up a grill and made us some juice, salad and BBQ chicken. T’was lovely. We then got back on the catamaran, had a cocktail or two, and rode to another island that was 90 percent rock. There, we snorkeled and saw some amazing fish and a sea turtle. I used ...
... was the perfect ending to an already relaxing day. It could not have been better.
A few notes about Mauritius:
- Mauritius is not a big country whatsoever. The entire island is 11 times the size of Washington D.C. It is one of the most popular destinations for many European tourists. It is the European version of the Caribbean Islands.
· Mauritius is expensive. Here’s a few examples: a 20 minute taxi ride will cost you about ...
... was there and on good form! After food we went into Grand Bay to a nice little bar to sample some of the local flavoured rum like orange, passionfruit, mango, lychee etc. Then as per usual it was Banana bar to finish off the evening which was great fun as everyone was on even better form! The unfortunately it was time to say goodbye to Anna - it was a sad moment as it hadn't really dawned on us before hand. We're gonna miss her but we'll see her in ...
... you can see the whole chimney in one glance! It ends in tasting the sugar and the rum made of it. We spent 3 hours there, exclusive the restaurant, where I had ... crème brûlée. In a beautiful garden. We drove off in our fancy sports car to ... get lost! But the scenery is amazing. And this is just a random picture out of the driving car. My message: if you come to Mauritius: go to l'aventure du sucre. It made me think of making ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center