Mauritius 2014

Today we went on our first excursion, visiting both the Botanical Gardens and Port Louis, the Capital of Mauritius.

The Botanical Gardens, as you can see, are named after the first President of Mauritius following independence in the 1960’s

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Whilst in the winter months (now) there are no flowering plants, we saw a variety of different trees, amongst them:-
The wedding tree

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The sausage tree

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And the Chinese Bamboo

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We also saw three different animals:-
The fruit bat

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Bambi

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And finally, the tortoise

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