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Zarlor culture walk - in the footsteps of Elie (Fêt kaf special)

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Old style Creole breakfast + guided culture walk + Creole picnic + bus transfer

Re-live the last great insurgency on the island of slaves, led by Elie, before the abolition of slavery was declared on 20 December 1848, 170 years ago!

Walk in the footsteps of these hundreds of slaves who fought back, re-live their revolt as you listen to the stories of our guide “Eclaireur de l’Ouest”.
You will become Élie, Gilles, Prudent and Fulgence in turn: armed with sticks, you descend with determination from Le Plate to the centre of Saint-Leu, using "zabitan" trails such as "Kat sou", passing by Bassin Misouk, and poor districts such as Le Cap and Dubuisson.
Many of you will be declared "Sobat koz" (a debate) during the descent.
To add the finishing touch to this day, the two meals, breakfast and lunch, will take you back in time to days gone by:
Breakfast: mixture of local vegetables (chouchou, cassava, sweet potato, taro leaves) + fresh fruit juice + cow's milk
Picnic: corn and corn rice + meat cooked outside + seasonal leafy greens + lamsin cake and fruit.
(The menu may be changed).


Technical information :

Technical difficulty: “two boots" low but a few technical stretches such as the descent to Bassin Misouk, a rocky path on the last section (kanal path), in the high section crossing tracks through the sugar cane plantation fields, a few paved sections because from time to time paths from days gone by have disappeared, some stretches of "goat” tracks overgrown with thorny plants.

Information :

Meet at: 6.00am at the beach 46 on the waterfront « Four à Chaux Méralikan » in Saint Leu
6.45am: transfer by bus to the village of « Le Plate Saint Leu »
7.30am: The walk starts from Le Plate Saint-Leu and heads to the Saint-Leu coast using "zabitan" trails and passing by poor districts such as Grand-Fond, Le Cap
1pm Creole picnic lunch under the casuarina on beach 46
Price includes: Fried rice - guided walk with a local guide and State-qualified mountain guide - Creole picnic lunch - bus transfer one way
Price does not include: snacks – transfer to the meeting point.
What to bring: good walking shoes + small 10L backpack + water 2L + sunhat + sun cream + snacks (*)