Our grr2 day 8, best trek in Reunion Island.

GRR2 Day 8: Bourg Murat (Plaine des Cafres)>Volcano all details about this part of one of the best trek in Reunion island. Hard to realise that tomorrow will be the last day of the trail! GRR2 Day 8 North to South Bourg Murat>Volcano Duration: 7h15 Distance: 19,9 km High Elevation: 1063 meters high / 471 meters down Markings: Good / How is the path: MUDDY! Wet crossing of the Plaine des Cafres After having spent a good night in the warmth, we leave Le Gîte…Continue Reading “GRR2 Day 8: Bourg Murat>Volcano”

Best hike in Reunion, here our grr2 day 7

GRR2 Day 7: Cilaos > Bourg Murat (Plaine des Cafres), all details about this part of one of the best trek in Reunion island. GRR2 Day 7 North to South Cilaos>Bourg Murat Duration: 6h45 Distance: 18 km High Elevation: 968 meters high / 702 meters down Markings: Good / How is the path: Good Second path: by “Le coteau de Kerveguen” (former official path) As we climbed Piton des Neiges by “Le Bloc” just 2 weeks before our GRR2’start, we decided to climb Le Kerveguen…Continue Reading “GRR2 Day 7: Cilaos>Bourg Murat”

Our GRR2 day 6, from Marla to Cilaos, great adventure in Reunion.

GRR2 Day 6: Marla > Cilaos, all details about this part of one of the best trek in Reunion island. Our last day in Mafate during the GRR2 before we arrive at Cilaos. GRR2 Day 6 North to South Marla>Cilaos Duration: 5h Distance: 12,39 km High Elevation: 986 meters high / 1325 meters down Markings: Good / How is the path: Good A frosty waiking up in Marla! We thought we were lucky enough to have the sun to warm us up early in the…Continue Reading “GRR2 Day 6: Marla > Cilaos”

Roche Plate Marla hike during our grr2 day 5 in La Reunion.

GRR2 Day 5: Roche Plate>Marla, all details about this part of one of the best trek in Reunion island. Our last night in Mafate during the GRR2. GRR2 Day 5 North to South Roche Plate>Marla Duration: 4h30 Distance: 10,42 km High Elevation: 902 meters high / 441 meters down Markings: Good / How is the path: Good The GRR2 normally passes through Le Bronchard and La Nouvelle, but spending the nights in a tent, we preferred to go through Trois Roches to take a “swimming”…Continue Reading “GRR2 Day 5: Roche Plate>Marla”

Cayenne Roche Plate, a wonderful stage of our grr2 day 4

GRR2 Day 4: Cayenne>Roche Plate, all details about this part of one of the best trek in Reunion island. Still walking in Mafate since day 2… GRR2 Day 4 North to South Cayenne > Roche Plate Duration: 4h40 Distance: 10,26 km High Elevation: 1045 meters high / 439 meters down Markings: Good / How is the path: Good 1/3) Cayenne > Ilet de Lataniers We start this new day with a good breakfast and a pretty view on Cayenne village and on La rivière des…Continue Reading “GRR2 Day 4: Cayenne>Roche Plate”

Aurere > Cayenne in Mafate, our grr2 day 3.

GRR2 Day 3: Aurère>Cayenne, all details about this part of the best trek in Reunion island. GRR2 Day 3 North to South Aurère>Cayenne Duration: 5h30 Distance: 12,58 km High elevation: 683 meters high / 1100 meters down Markings: Good / How is the path: Good Stop in Aurère before start We pack our staff and walk 10 minutes up to Aurère (about 700 meters). Arriving in the village we put a leash our dog, Huaca. Water: Yes. 100 meters after the bakery, in front of the…Continue Reading “GRR2 Day 3: Aurère>Cayenne”