Le Surcouf Hotel & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... The aftermath
After about a minute, I heard someone calling out to me. I stopped, turned around and there was one couple from our proposed tour group this morning. She asked if we had just returned and we said yes and she said she did too. Apparently, the “tour guide” was parked in the port area waiting for us and they found him at 8.45am !! Unbelievable !!
She said they had the most wonderful day and that ...
We are now suffering the tail end of a cyclone that tore through Madagascar killing 14 people and although it is several 100 miles south we have fast moving showers and waves crashing into the reef. So not a beach day. How about a walk in the Black River gorge I opined. We arrived to find the road and gorge closed due to all the recent bad weather so instead we had an early lunch at the Vanilla Bean cafe that we had passed many times ...
... parts too, the smell of tea which started out quite enjoyable when we entered did become rather overpowering by the time we left. Next time I dunk a teabag in a mug or pour water on the tea leaves I'll be transported back to our fab day out in Mauritius.
It was time to move on for our tea tasting but not before our driver pointed out some pink pineapples, these are wild and inedible but very attractive.
As we entered the plantation gates there were field ...
... from the coolies ((their word, not mine)) who were brought in to work in the sugar cane fields.) I got a Third Eye painted on my forehead -- and a blessing -- from a temple priest who quite pointedly mentioned the deposit box at the end of his spiel. OK, that was what I was thinking, but I did not act like an ugly American: I put my palms together, bowed, and said "Namaste" when he was done. We had possibly the best large-group meal ...
... I've always wanted to be that traveler. Mauritius gave me a chance to be that traveler.
After my daily adventures, I'd come home to a bunch of crazy, excited, card lovers and we'd get started with our favourite time pass again. As time went on, I got more and more connected to my co-workers, my flatmates. Our connect was not only limited to cards now. I gradually realized that we were all actually very similar. I always had this idea that people ...