Getaway to Reunion Island, part 3

After a very rainy day, we woke up happy to a radiant sunshine and decided to take a drive up the mountains to see the waterfall of Grand Galet, at Langevin. It was a very scenic route, a tiny tiny road at  times, winding as I have rarely seen and super steep. Some people hike up, …

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Lotus flowers and the sacred tooth of the Buddha

One of the blogs I follow is called Travelling around the World by Ester. I enjoy her photography a lot. A few days ago she posted a photograph of lotus flowers, a shot from Vietnam. Now lotus flower is used widely in the Buddhist religion to do offerings and thus you seem them very often in Thailand, …

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Getaway to Reunion Island, part 2

We settled in at our lovely hotel and decided it was lunch time. Everyone from Mauritius loves the food from the sister island. These 2 islands are just 200km and yet the food is quite different. In Mauritius we have a bigger Indian influence - so we have more curries for example. So lunch time! …

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