29 Apr '14, 12am

What paradise is like #travel #TT

What paradise is like #travel #TT

The other bloggers trickled in and we headed for the hotel’s pier where we boarded the catamaran for a day-trip to Île Plate (Flat Island). We were all a bit sad as it was our last day in Mauritius but we were thrilled to spend our last day together. Everyone sported big smiles as we boarded the catamaran. We chatted excitedly about our experiences from the past week as the sails were raised. The wind took us in its arms and off we went, speeding over the waves towards Flat Island. We were all having a great time talking and laughing when all of a sudden, two whales showed up, a few meters starboard. A mother Southern Right whale and her baby! They swam alongside us for a bit before moving in front of us – it was another mind-blowing experience that left us breathless from excitement. We became very quiet as we approached Flat Island. The colours were breathtaking – I woul...

Full article: http://velvetescape.com/2013/10/what-paradise-is-like/

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