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... our guide took the
easygoing way, which led us to CurePipe. In a short time we reached
the famed volcano. The observation parking lot was both busy and
full, and from there we followed a stone pathway until the hills
began to open up before us. Standing on the ledge, I looked down to
the bottom. The crater was filled with water, and bright green algae
were clinging to the rocks around it. Behind us, we looked up higher
to see the mountains which ...
... venison meat (deer) on our way. We used to love eating roast venison meat with bread or just stir fried with onions, garlic and peppers! We stopped by dad's cousin so he could refrigerate it for us until the end of the day. It was nice to catch up with him! On our way back home, we bought fresh bread and as soon as we got home, dad, our chef, started tackling the venison meat. In no time, it was on the table for dinner! Yum! Dad always cooks delicious ...
... was seeing Madagasgar Cardinals. They are sparrow sized and shaped, but the males are a brilliant peachy-red. Between Hugh and I we must have seen a couple of dozen, but never were able to get a photo of one. Darn. When we arrived back at the ship we had a new captain, Tom Odne Hansen, and a skirt of razor wire had been unwound all the way around just below the promenade deck. There are 24-hour armed guards aboard and this morning we ...
... in the 19th century, had created a vege patch and collected water from the nearby reviere des Pamplemousse for irrigation but it has now been 'taken over' by everyone else and so now thee are medical and other useful plants growing there.
There are over 8000 specimens of plants and they are all worth the visit. As we were walking around we saw plenty of plants to last a lifetime. There were: spices, rare essences ie Ebony ...
We arrived at 7 am on October 14th and by 10 am customs had stamped our passports and cleared us for entry. We decided that it would be fun to explore Port Louis for a while before heading out to Grand Baie, so we collected our laptops and headed off the ship.
We disembarked and piled into a water taxi, which, for $2 USD would take up directly into the center of town and to the waterfront plaza. We fit 30 people into a skiff ...