Grand Bassin, Mauritius — October 28, 2014
Shiva, the destroyer, stands 108 feet tall (33 meters) above the lakes and temples. But don’t be afraid. He’s smiling.
Moka, Mauritius — October 26, 2014
Maison Eureka is a table d’hôte and colonial mansion converted to a museum. Mauritian cuisine? “Good, really good.”
Ile Aux Aigrettes, Mauritius — October 25, 2014
The small islet Ile aux Aigrettes off the east coast is a window to Mauritian natural history, including giant tortoises and pink pigeons. But be advised, this is Big Daddy’s island.