A piece of France in the Indian Ocean

La Réunion photo gallery

28. August 2022
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The lower part of the village of Hell-Bourg.
2 Min. Fantastic hikes through deep valleys, long lava tunnels and high volcanoes - that is La Réunion. While roaming the island, I was amazed - also at the varied bird life, crooked trees, oddball volcanologists and the scent of what is probably the best vanilla in the world.

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< 1 Min. Grasshoppers, ants, cicadas, black flies, phasmids. Then 197 species of butterflies and even a leafcutter bee. The island is also home to endemic snakes, skinks, geckos, bats, 21 species of birds, including an entire family of bird species, the kagus.

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