I haven’t been to Mauritius in a while. I miss the tropical island vibe. This photo was taken during my last visit. The vantage point is from the inside of well-named The Beach House restaurant in Grand Baie. Don’t you just want to jump into the clear blue water?
Entered in WordPress’ weekly challenge – the theme this week is Nostalgia.
Afloat, usually on water. This week’s WordPress photo challenge entry shows what looks like a type of boat used in festivals in Port Louis Harbour in the Indian Ocean Island of Mauritius. The photo was taken on a particularly bleak day during cyclone season after torrential rain. I was stranded in the hotel as all access, via water or land was cut-off with flood waters. The government of Mauritius declared the day a public holiday early in the day as many of the island’s inhabitants were badly affected by the inclement weather and could not get to work.
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I still pinch myself each time I visit the beautiful Indian Ocean island of Mauritius. Ever since I was a child, it was always on my list of dream tropical islands to visit. Can you imagine my surprise and delight when I loved to the Mauritius IT team 4 or so years ago!
The colours and the beauty of the sunset in the photos are as they appeared – the photos are unedited. Spectacular isn’t it?