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Indian Ocean Islands Travel Video, DVD, Culture, People
DVD. 2-episode set on 1 disc. 2 hours approximately. The Indian Ocean Islands, off the East coast of Africa, are an indisputable paradise on earth with their luxurious resorts, sun-kissed beaches and sparkling turquoise seas. Africans, Indians, Europeans and even pirates have all settled here in this timeless tropical paradise. Traveler Ian Wright visits just a handful of the hundreds of Indian Ocean islands. Beginning in the most luxurious hotel in the Republic of Mauritius, he then flies to the island of Reunion before ending his journey in the Republic of Seychelles on the islands of Mahe and La Digue. Next, traveler Megan McCormick begins her journey in Colombo, capital of Sri Lanka. She travels to the east coast to surfing paradise, Arugam Bay, visits Ratnapura and Sigiriya, before driving to Kandy. Flying to the Maldives, she ends her trip with a diving safari around the maze of idyllic uninhabited islands. Approximately 2 hours. Along the way... $_$_START_LIST ? Journey into an active volcano at Piton de la Fournaise. ? Place a bet at Champ de Mars - the second oldest racecourse in the world. ? Do a little 'big game' fishing in the Republic of Seychelles. ? Climb the impressive fortress of Sigiriya, built by King Kasyapa 1,500 years ago. ? Visit Ratnapura, the city of gems, where mines give up pink and blue sapphires. $_$_END_LIST
$24.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide
Item Code : CTIS17787
DVD. Cities of the World. 60 Minutes. The little island, lying in the center of the Indian Ocean is a real tropical paradise. Along the white sand beaches, shaded by coconut palm trees there are many luxury hotels. We can take excursions to the nearby islands, or take a dive in the turquoise blue water. In the center of the island, on the top of a vulcanic plateau, emerald green sugar cane plantations can be found. On the Domaine Les Pailles estate we can glimpse how rum and sugar are produced from sugar cane. We can try Indian dishes and look at the colorful Hindu temple. We might enjoy the Sega dance and taste the teas from the Bois Cheri plantation. We might also take a Jeep Tour through the Black River National Park and look at the marvellous waterfall of Chamarel, while in the zoo the famous pink pigeon and the golden bat can be found. In the city there is the Blue Penny Museum and one of the worlds most beautiful tropical parks, the Pamplemousses Botanic Garden.