Black River Gorges National Park

9th October 2015. Black River Gorges National Park, Mauritius.

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From Ile aux Aigrettes, I stopped off at the nearby Blue Bay.

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This is my route for the day, including Ile aux Aigrettes in the previous post.

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I visited a Hindu temple at Grand Bassin.

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There is a festival here attended by 500,000 people for several days during February or March, the largest Hindu festival outside India.

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Here is a view in the National Park, looking south towards the coast.

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Chamarel Waterfall.

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Seven Coloured Earths.

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These are natural exposed rock strata.

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And also a few Aldabra giant tortoises at the Coloured Earths.

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5 comments on “Black River Gorges National Park

  1. Robert D. Hayes, D.O. says:

    Another WOW! I’m curious, where does that little hole in the 7 colored area lead too?

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  2. Love the seven-colored-earth shots!

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