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Mauritius, Réunion & Seychelles / Tom Masters, Jean-Bernard Carillet.

By: Masters, Tom, 1977-.
Contributor(s): Carillet, Jean-Bernard.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Lonely planet: Publisher: Footscray, Vic. : Lonely Planet, 2007Edition: Sixth edition.Description: 340 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781741047271 (pbk.).Other title: Mauritius, Réunion and Seychelles | Lonely Planet Mauritius, Réunion & Seychelles [Other title].Subject(s): Mauritius -- Guidebooks | Réunion -- Guidebooks | Seychelles -- GuidebooksDDC classification: 916.96
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Travellers wanting to explore a region in-depth or repeat visitors returning to a favourite destination find these regional guides indispensable travel companions. Extra features include a full-colour fold-out regional map, inspirational front sections for planning and information for driving and travelling with a family.This sixth edition of Mauritius, Reunion & Seychelles features hot new recommendations from locals and a new chapter on the world-class diving and snorkeling for which this region is renowned."The trusted companion for a generation of independent travellers." (New York Times)

Previous ed.: 2004.

Includes index.

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Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • On the Road (p. 5)
  • Local Voices (p. 7)
  • Getting Started (p. 16)
  • Itineraries (p. 21)
  • Diving in Mauritius, Reunion & Seychelles (p. 27)
  • Mauritius (p. 35)
  • Mauritius Snapshots (p. 36)
  • History (p. 37)
  • The Culture (p. 39)
  • Food & Drink (p. 47)
  • Environment (p. 49)
  • Mauritius (p. 54)
  • Climate & When to Go (p. 55)
  • Port Louis (p. 55)
  • History (p. 55)
  • Orientation (p. 56)
  • Information (p. 56)
  • Dangers & Annoyances (p. 56)
  • Sights & Activities (p. 55)
  • Walking Tour (p. 60)
  • Sleeping (p. 61)
  • Eating (p. 62)
  • Drinking (p. 63)
  • Entertainment (p. 64)
  • Shopping (p. 64)
  • Getting There & Away (p. 64)
  • Getting Around (p. 65)
  • Around Port Louis (p. 65)
  • North Mauritius (p. 66)
  • Balaclava & Baie de l'Arsenal (p. 66)
  • Trou aux Biches & Around (p. 68)
  • Grand Baie (p. 72)
  • Northern Islands (p. 78)
  • Pereybere (p. 79)
  • Cap Malheureux (p. 81)
  • Grand Gaube (p. 82)
  • Pamplemousses (p. 83)
  • Central Mauritius (p. 85)
  • Hiking the Central Plateau & Black River Gorges (p. 85)
  • Curepipe (p. 90)
  • Around Curepipe (p. 92)
  • Quatre Bornes (p. 92)
  • Rose Hill (p. 93)
  • Moka & Around (p. 94)
  • East Mauritius (p. 95)
  • Trou d'Eau Douce (p. 95)
  • Ile aux Cerfs (p. 98)
  • Belle Mare & Around (p. 98)
  • Centre de Flacq (p. 101)
  • West Mauritius (p. 101)
  • Flic en Flac & Around (p. 103)
  • Tamarin (p. 107)
  • La Preneuse (p. 107)
  • Grande Riviere Noire (p. 108)
  • La Gaulette & Around (p. 109)
  • Le Morne Peninsula (p. 110)
  • South Mauritius (p. 111)
  • Mahebourg (p. 111)
  • Around Mahebourg (p. 115)
  • Vieux Grand Port to Bambous Virieux (p. 117)
  • Mahebourg to Baie du Cap (p. 118)
  • Rodrigues (p. 122)
  • Port Mathurin (p. 125)
  • Around Rodrigues (p. 128)
  • Offshore Islands (p. 131)
  • Mauritius Directory (p. 132)
  • Accommodation (p. 132)
  • Activities (p. 132)
  • Business Hours (p. 134)
  • Children (p. 134)
  • Climate Charts (p. 135)
  • Customs (p. 135)
  • Dangers & Annoyances (p. 135)
  • Embassies & Consulates (p. 136)
  • Festivals & Events (p. 136)
  • Food (p. 137)
  • Gay & Lesbian Travellers (p. 137)
  • Holidays (p. 138)
  • Insurance (p. 138)
  • Internet Access (p. 138)
  • Legal Matters (p. 138)
  • Maps (p. 138)
  • Money (p. 138)
  • Photography (p. 139)
  • Post (p. 139)
  • Shopping (p. 139)
  • Solo Travellers (p. 149)
  • Telephone (p. 149)
  • Time (p. 150)
  • Tourist Information (p. 150)
  • Travellers with Disabilities (p. 150)
  • Visas (p. 150)
  • Women Travellers (p. 150)
  • Transport Around Mauritius (p. 151)
  • Reunion (p. 155)
  • Reunion Snapshots (p. 156)
  • History (p. 156)
  • The Culture (p. 158)
  • Food & Drink (p. 162)
  • Environment (p. 165)
  • Reunion (p. 168)
  • Climate & When to Go (p. 169)
  • St-Denis (p. 169)
  • History (p. 169)
  • Orientation (p. 169)
  • Information (p. 169)
  • Sights (p. 172)
  • Sleeping (p. 173)
  • Eating (p. 174)
  • Drinking & Entertainment (p. 175)
  • Shopping (p. 175)
  • Getting There & Away (p. 176)
  • Getting Around (p. 176)
  • The West (p. 177)
  • St-Paul (p. 177)
  • Les Hauts de St-Paul (p. 179)
  • Le Maido & Around (p. 180)
  • Boucan Canot (p. 181)
  • St-Gilles-les-Bains & L'Hermitage-les-Bains (p. 182)
  • St-Gilles-les-Hauts & Around (p. 188)
  • La Saline-les-Bains & Around (p. 188)
  • St-Leu (p. 189)
  • Around St-Leu (p. 192)
  • Les Avirons & Le Tevelave (p. 193)
  • Etang-Sale-les-Bains (p. 193)
  • St-Louis (p. 193)
  • Les Makes (p. 194)
  • Entre-Deux (p. 194)
  • The Cirques (p. 195)
  • Cirque de Cilaos (p. 197)
  • Cirque de Salazie (p. 202)
  • Cirque de Mafate (p. 206)
  • Les Hautes Plaines & the Volcano (p. 208)
  • Plaine-des-Cafres & Around (p. 208)
  • Piton de la Fournaise (The Volcano) (p. 210)
  • Plaine-des-Palmistes (p. 211)
  • Around Plaine-des-Palmistes (p. 212)
  • St-Pierre (p. 212)
  • The Wild South (p. 217)
  • St-Pierre to St-Joseph (p. 217)
  • St-Joseph (p. 220)
  • Les Hauts de St-Joseph (p. 220)
  • St-Joseph to St-Philippe (p. 222)
  • St-Philippe (p. 223)
  • Le Grand Brule (p. 224)
  • The East (p. 224)
  • Ste-Suzanne & Around (p. 225)
  • St-Andre & Around (p. 225)
  • Bras-Panon (p. 227)
  • St-Benoit & Around (p. 228)
  • Ste-Anne (p. 229)
  • Ste-Rose & Around (p. 229)
  • Hiking in Reunion (p. 231)
  • When to Hike (p. 232)
  • What to Bring (p. 232)
  • Information Sources (p. 232)
  • Maps (p. 233)
  • Books (p. 233)
  • Tours & Guides (p. 233)
  • Sleeping & Eating (p. 233)
  • The Haut Mafate (p. 234)
  • Tour Des Cirque (p. 238)
  • Piton de la Fournaise (p. 241)
  • More Hikes (p. 243)
  • Reunion Directory (p. 245)
  • Accommodation (p. 245)
  • Activities (p. 247)
  • Business Hours (p. 249)
  • Children (p. 249)
  • Climate Charts (p. 249)
  • Customs (p. 249)
  • Dangers & Annoyances (p. 250)
  • Embassies & Consulates (p. 250)
  • Festivals & Events (p. 250)
  • Food (p. 251)
  • Gay & Lesbian Travellers (p. 251)
  • Holidays (p. 251)
  • Insurance (p. 252)
  • Internet Access (p. 252)
  • Maps (p. 252)
  • Money (p. 252)
  • Photography (p. 252)
  • Telephone (p. 252)
  • Tourist Information (p. 253)
  • Tours (p. 253)
  • Travellers with Disabilities (p. 253)
  • Visas (p. 253)
  • Women Travellers (p. 253)
  • Transport Around Reunion (p. 253)
  • Seychelles (p. 255)
  • Seychelles Snapshots (p. 256)
  • History (p. 256)
  • The Culture (p. 258)
  • Food & Drink (p. 261)
  • Environment (p. 262)
  • Seychelles (p. 266)
  • Climate & When to Go (p. 267)
  • Mahe (p. 267)
  • Victoria (p. 267)
  • Beau Vallon & the North Coast (p. 272)
  • Morne Seychellois National Park (p. 275)
  • East Coast (p. 276)
  • West Coast (p. 278)
  • Praslin (p. 280)
  • Information (p. 281)
  • Sights & Activities (p. 281)
  • Sleeping (p. 284)
  • Eating (p. 286)
  • Entertainment (p. 288)
  • Shopping (p. 288)
  • Getting There & Away (p. 288)
  • Getting Around (p. 288)
  • La Digue (p. 289)
  • Information (p. 290)
  • Sights & Activities (p. 291)
  • Sleeping (p. 292)
  • Eating (p. 293)
  • Drinking (p. 293)
  • Shopping (p. 286)
  • Getting There & Around (p. 294)
  • Seychelles Directory (p. 295)
  • Accommodation (p. 295)
  • Activities (p. 295)
  • Business Hours (p. 296)
  • Children (p. 297)
  • Climate Charts (p. 297)
  • Embassies & Consulates (p. 297)
  • Festivals & Events (p. 297)
  • Food (p. 298)
  • Gay & Lesbian Travellers (p. 298)
  • Holidays (p. 298)
  • Insurance (p. 298)
  • Internet Access (p. 298)
  • Money (p. 298)
  • Photography (p. 299)
  • Solo Travellers (p. 299)
  • Telephone (p. 299)
  • Tourist Information (p. 299)
  • Travellers with Disabilities (p. 299)
  • Visas (p. 299)
  • Women Travellers (p. 300)
  • Transport Around Seychelles (p. 300)
  • Regional Transport (p. 302)
  • Getting There & Away (p. 302)
  • Transport Around the Region (p. 305)
  • Health (p. 307)
  • Language (p. 313)
  • Glossary (p. 322)
  • The Authors (p. 324)
  • Behind the Scenes (p. 325)
  • Index (p. 329)
  • World Time Zones (p. 338)
  • Map Legend (p. 340)