Getaway to Reunion Island, Part 6: Volcano stories

The Piton de la Fournaise culminates at 2'632m. Such a big valcano brings many stories to such a little island. Probably the most well-known story is the one of the little parish church of Sainte Rose. Sainte Rose is a small town located in the southern part of the island, on the road known as the …

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Getaway to Reunion Island, Part 5: discovering the lava tunnels

Probably the most unusual part of our little adventure to Reunion Island: the lava tunnels! I am not going to go technical, mainly because I simply cannot remember what our guide told us, but basically all eruptions by the Piton de la Fournaise brings tunnels. Some can be walked in, others not - the ones …

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Getaway to Reunion Island, Piton de Grande Anse – Part 4

After the amazing waterfalls and a little rest, Kiddos 1 and I decided it was time for a little walk! We chose a trail just next to the hotel, so we didn't really need to drive anywhere. We started the trail at the beach of Grande Anse, the one just at the feet of the …

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