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After over 8 days at
sea we made landfall in Mauritius. No, they were not boring days,
there were plenty of activities organised by the cruise management to
entertain the passengers besides our own projects that we had brought
together with reading books and the daily newsletter.
This was punctuated by
meals (of the sumptuous variety) and then the hard work of working
them off. Did you know that 5 mins / 1 km on the ...
... grounds offshore where marlin, sharks and barracuda dodge deep sea anglers. The Fort, or citadel as it is often referred, is really not much to see. Entry is free but the real highlight is the view looking down towards the port. There is a lovely park in the city near the National Museum and Government office with beautiful banyon and flame trees which were in bloom.
... etc. It's where you can buy cheap souvenirs and the shopkeepers speak a little of every language. Apparently, not many Japanese people go to Mauritius, so every little shop we passed, everyone was like "Nihao! Nihao!" We bought a cute little beach bag for $5 and some more of those Harem Pants for $7 or so. The quality isn't so good, but the price makes it ok.
And after that, the guides brought us to a "nicer" mall with many high-end brands. ...
... us in. My what an hotel this is!!! Massive pool and beyond the pool is the beach, white sands, beautiful. There wasn't any charge to go in we just said we wanted to have morning tea, lunch and use of the pool and they were happy with that. So the loungers were lovely, deep red cushions, as many towels as we wanted. The pool went from very shallow to deep (nice). The whole place was a photographers dream (shame I'm not ...
... informing us that immigration requests we attend a face to face interview. These interviews will commence at 6.30 am we all need to be up and out of our cabins to enable us to hear our slot being called. We have all been issued a number so that's how it will go, called by number. Our number is.... Wait for it 666 I sincerely hope this isn't a bad omen. Will let you know how it goes tomorrow. Been trying to get information on Cape Town, it's not always easy to ...