Cap Malheureux, view at Coin de Mire, L’île Plate and l’îlot Gabriel.

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Comments (10)

JBTHEMILKER on August 27, 2010

Cumulus clouds, calm seas, dory and anchor.

Florentine Vermeiren on August 28, 2010

A perfect postcard? I may be wrong but it seemed like this cumulus was sending lots of rain behind the faraway island. Thanks for like!

JBTHEMILKER on August 28, 2010

It would have fun to have a single engine aircraft and to fly around this island nation. At fist, when I saw the pictures of your flight in, I thought maybe you were able to get a plane ride. I see that it was just the arrival shots.

Florentine Vermeiren on August 28, 2010

The order of the pictures are inversed, when you click at the Country label you'll see them in the right order. Pictures from the low flying plane were taken when I left Mauritius, I had a window seat and it was still day.

If you're willing to pay enough money it might be possible in Mauritius to get a private 'fly around the islands' plane, I think.

JBTHEMILKER on August 28, 2010

The way I like to get a flight is to go to the local landing strip and just hang around, looking for ways I can make myself useful. If I can help someone that is good for me. I learned to fly at one point and can fly a single engine air craft. I have been loaned planes to fly by people who hardly knew me. These islands look like a great place to go for a flight.

Florentine Vermeiren on August 28, 2010

Mauritius is very small, they have good maintained roads and extensive sea exploring facilities.

I would like to have your skills, it must be really something to be able to sustain yourself where ever you go and do things you like to do.

spencerc777 on November 28, 2011

When on holiday in Trou aux Biches again - please contact this good and humble man - Steve Loius - he does shallow and deep sea fishing (huge tuna) and a glorious trip to Grand Bay and back where you can go shopping - he will take you as to all the right places to shop - his contact no's on the island: mobile: 756 9092 home: 265 882 Enjoy him and his service as we did and do! - spencer courtis

Alireza Javaheri on November 28, 2011
  • Very nice picture with great mood: Like ! Best wishes, A-J
Florentine Vermeiren on November 29, 2011

You really are a Mauritius lover Spencerc!. Thanks for the advice.

Best regards, indri

Florentine Vermeiren on November 29, 2011

It was a lovely day there, the shimmering sea, the far away Islands, the color of the water, the cloud formations and not to forget the fine weather at that moment.

Thanks for LIKE Alireza Javaheri!

Best regards, indri

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