Travel Blogs from Trou d'eau Douce
The boat tour took me to Ile-Aux-Cerf, a nice island in from of the east coast of Mauritius. It is very wild. During the tour it's possible to visit some river cascades around the end of the Grand Riviere Sud-Est. There are also some good places for snorkeling in front of Trou D'Eau Douce.
Arriving to Mauritius two days ago was a very different experience from arriving in Mauritius three weeks ago. First time I got here, everything looked very exotic and different from home. Having spent two weeks in Madagascar, Mauritius suddenly looks very western and reminds me of home! J. Mauritius seems like a different world altogether even …
... a huge silverback roll on his back in front of me with his baby
. Hot Air Ballooning over the Serengeti
. Overviewing hundreds of Elephants at a water hole in Hwange NP
. Okavango Delta
. Quad biking sand dunes @ Swakopmund
. Getting close up to a seal off Swakopmund
. Listening to local choirs in Swakopmund
. Climbing Table Mountain
. Ngorongoro crater
.Rafting & Jet boat on the Nile @ Jinja
For a couple that had never been to the Maldives, this was our jewel. We loved Mauritius. We were so fortunate to have stayed with Cryil & Frederique and their children Sebastian and Kiki. Their home was more than large enough to accomodate us. Cyril had designed the house and its garden. What a wonderful view we had every morning.
You can tell the people have ...
... found a path that lead you down to the beach, and we could walk along the beach back to our apartment. By the time we did that it was time to make dinner. We weren't sure what was about at night time, and since we had been "roughing it" for the past 7 weeks, so we decided to have a girlie night and try and feel "normal" again. It was a nice, relaxing first day in Mauritius.
27th July - We had booked at Pirate Cruise for today while we were ...