Things to see and do while backpacking in Reunion.
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Hiking the Cryptomeria forest in Reunion Island
Drive slowly on the forest road n68, early in the morning the sun is in front of you and even with good sunglass, the visibility is very low. Cryptomeria trees were introduced in La Reunion Island in the 19th century to be used for construction and wood for furniture. On the road you could encounter wood cutting machines and loggers, so depart early and take your time driving through the forest.Fadi Fakhoury
Le Piton de la Fournaise Reunion island Have you heard about it ? it’s a little french island, lost in the middle of the Indian Ocean (I let you look for it on the map). This island came out of the water 3 millions years ago. Nowadays, it’s a paradise, with amazing landscapes: lagoons of crystal clear water, astonishing coral reef with colorful fishes, wales and dolphins. Mountain reliefs, rivers and waterfalls , exotic birds and endemic spiecies…Between land and sea, nature lovers are gonna enjoy it.Jul
Top 2 hostels in Reunion.
There are 2 awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Reunion.
Hôtel Le Cilaos
Built in 1998 and renovated and expanded in 2000, the Hotel Le Cilaos, previously named Hôtel “Les Chenets”, is an elegant and comfortable hotel located in Cilaos, Reunion Island. During your stay, the staff is at your disposition to provide information and anything else you may need. The hotel, whoHôtel Le Cilaos is a hotel in . Check Hostelworld for prices.0
Residence Hoteliere Otroiza
Opened in 2014, the Otroiza Hotel is a family-run establishment which aims to welcome whoever wants to discover our beautiful village. Indeed, the hotel is located at the heart of Cilaos, one of the three natural circus of Reunion Island. At the bottom of Piton des Neiges, our hotel has an ideal sitResidence Hoteliere Otroiza is a hotel in . Check Hostelworld for prices.0
Reunion Travel Guides
Hiking the Cryptomeria forest in Reunion Island
Hiking to “Îlet Alcide” through the Cryptomeria forest To arrive at the departure parking, from the city of Saint-paul we started our ascent by car until the entrance of the forest road n68. This road goes through a forest of huge Cryptomeria trees. I browsed the internet about Cryptomeria, it…
A Day in Saint-Denis: Making the Most of Reunion
If you’re visiting Reunion Island, your most likely going to spend a night in Saint-Denis. Saint-Denis is the entry point for most overseas visitors and Reunion’s largest city. Nestled between mountains, sky and sea the city is a dazzling sight from above. It won me over before my plane had even…
Mexico City: The essential guide for first-time visitors.
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San Andrés Mixquic: a magic door to the world of the dead.
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Reunion island: the volcano Le Piton de la Fournaise
Reunion island Have you heard about it ? it’s a little french island, lost in the middle of the Indian Ocean (I let you look for it on the map). This island came out of the water 3 millions years ago. Nowadays, it’s a paradise, with amazing landscapes: lagoons of…
Australia: Hidden Waterfall Trail of New South Wales
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Tiangge: Cultural Philippine Bazaar
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Walhalla, Regensburg: Bavaria
Walhalla, the paradise for the honoured (photo taken from Cool Places to Stay ) We date Saturday 21st May. I am in between an Erasmus reunion in the city of Regensburg and after having tasted a bit the nightlife of the city, we decide to go…