Travel Blogs from Riviere Noire
... in the midst of a sugar cane plantation, there would be such a magnificent waterfall! On our way, we ran into a local guide who was very nice and showed us the way. He also took our photos and you could tell he's used to doing that. He knew how to use any sophisticated cameras! We gave him Rs125. He even helped us cross the river, gave us some pure sugar cane syrup right from the sugar cane to taste as well as some to take home! It was fun! We also ...
... at all! Tuesday we were in Mauritius which has been independent of Britain since 1968...and it shows. Although very similar in geology, the infrastructure is nowhere near as good. English is the official language, but most of the billboards are in French and the people speak Creole. Our guide in Reunion spoke far better English than the one in Mauritius. The day did not begin well when the couple from the day before sat down next to us ...
... 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
... on to talk about the storm we were in. He mentioned that because of the storm we had to slow down the speed of the ship significantly. Because of this we will be arriving to Mauritius late. He went on to say that we would just be going there to refuel, and then leave for India so as not to be late for India. Without saying much more, he got off of the speakers as we all just looked at each other. No Mauritius. Is that what he just said? He had brought it up so casually. It wasn’t ...
... on the other bank who were constantly on guard against whatever happened on the Thai side. That is still a vivid memory for me.
For others present on this evening, their baptisms occurred in the ocean or in a swimming pool. It was encouraging and thought-provoking to relieve those important spiritual milestones. Then we talked about people in the Bible whose stories particularly resonated with us and why. Men mentioned Joseph ...