Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Mauritius - 13th Sep 2013 - Safari Adventure

I know I procrastinate a lot, and am very much different from how I used to blog on a timely basis in the past. But I will try to be more up to date as best as I can from hereon.

My Mauritius trip was 5 months ago, and I am only touching on Day 4, yikes!

So anyway, Day 4 which happened to be Friday The Thirteenth, was Safari Adventure Day. Firstly, we walked with the white lions, patted them, took pictures with them, and watched them do some stunts. Following that, it was zip line which was one heck of a fun time zipping from one cliff to another, and I attempted some stunt when my life was literally hanging by a line. Then lunch came, and the last activity was quad biking, which left us all brown and dusty and really very dirty, but it was soooo worth it!

I'll let the pictures roll!

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Our handsome guide for the Walk With Lions

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Lion cubs!

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Here they come!!!

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My Dad and his hilariously fake scared look!

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After the morning walk with the lions (which have not had their breakfast yet), we were prepped for the zip line!

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The above picture was probably the scariest part of the entire zip line activity. Before we can get to the first zip line point, all of us had to cross a freaking long, thin, and damn shaky wooden plank bridge, from one cliff to the next cliff. And the strong winds made it even more challenging because the bridge was swaying non-stop! If I were a few kgs lighter, I would have easily lost my balance when the wind blew!

And finally, after making it through the bridge, we did our first zip line!

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All of us thought that that was it, just one zip line crossing and we were all a tad disappointed. But to our surprise, there was 2 more zip line crossings! After seeing our guide pull an upside-down stunt on the line, the thrill-seeker in me knew that I just had to do it too! =p And so on Friday The Thirteenth, I hung my life on a line!

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It was not that easy to flip myself over for I feared that I would drop out of my harness somehow, and also some core muscles were required to pull off that stunt.

After so much fun, it was time to refuel our body before our final activity which was a nearly 2-hour quad biking session!

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Caught on camera for slapping a zebra's ass. HAHAHA!

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Being the little devil that I am, when I saw the little "river" ahead, I revved the quad bike instead of slowing down like the rest of my family, causing a big splash which was so much fun! And I went, "LEGS UP!" LOL!

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We returned back to our villa after a tiring day and I witnessed this beautiful sunset. This picture is sans any editing. The beauty of nature captured as it is. Mauritius is such a beautiful place..

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