Articles with tag: africa cruises

Let's continue our tour of Mauritius (The Island of Mauritius. P.1)!  This is a bus station in Port Louis. Sunset on the island is amazing! Mauritius has the third oldest botanical garden in the world. The Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden (Pamplemousses...
“Mauritius was made first, and then heaven, and that heaven was copied after Mauritius” Mark Twain, American writer The island of Mauritius has always been a very distant, interesting and mysterious place for me. Finally, I’ve visited it. Sometimes sunbeds are placed on artificial islands...
At the moment of my visit to Saint Helena Island in 2013, there hadn't been airport yet. It was built in 2016. It seemed to me that nothing changes since my last visit. I saw the same vallum and a moat that protect Jamestown from the bay. There were the same admiring sunsets... Here's the...
This is the last part of the review's series. The previous parts can be found here: P1, P2, P3, P4. On Fridays, the nightlife of St. Helena is in full swing. On Fridays, young people all over the island are stuffed in the city, so there is nowhere to park. During my stay there, I heard lots of...
Here you can find the previous parts of this review: Saint Helena Island, P1. Acquaintance With The Island, Jamestown Saint Helena Island, P2. Napoleon Museum Saint Helena Island, P3. RMS, Royal Mail, Jamestown, Jacob's Ladder Saint Helena Island is the UN member country, the powerful empire...
Here you can find the 1st and the 2nd part of this review. This is the British mail office on the island of St. Helena in the South Atlantic. Mail correspondence was sent only a few times per month by ship RMS St Helena (RMS = Royal Mail Ship) till the airport was open in 2016 on the island....
This is the continuation of the article, which can be found here . Everyone knows that St. Helena Island was a place of exile and death of Napoleon Bonaparte. Fewer people know that the island is not located in the Mediterranean Sea, nor in the region of the Canary Islands or Madeira, but only...
The standard travel time to the Moon - 3 days. Standard time of getting the shores of St. Helena Island from Cape Town - 5 days. (The airport hadn't been opened yet at the moment of our trip, as of 2010). Although, we faced two unpleasant facts: 1. there's no cellular communication on the island...
This is Maputo waterfront. It is the municipal market. The building was built by the Portuguese in 1903 as a shopping arcade. This is the central railway station. It was designed by Eiffel, the same famous man. The trains run regularly. In the evenings, there are several cafes and a dance...
There's such a nice museum in the city of Maputo in Mozambique. The museum was built by the Portuguese colonialists. This installation is placed in the foyer between halls. These are the rhinos. God forbid you to meet them. The Mozambicans, they have plagued all the rhinos. Here are the...

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