Hiking above clouds
Hiking on the ridge between le Piton du Maido and the Grand Benare, at an heigh ranging from 2200 to 2600 m asl.
On the left the clouds are climbing up from the Cirque du Malafate, pulled by the wind. Part of the clouds dissolve as reaching the western side of the island, others form the clouds layer that covers the mid height part of the island.
This place is quite dry during most of the years, so vegetation is similar to the mediterranean mountain one. The plants we are walking through are Erica reunionensis, a heather family plant endemic to Reunion island.