It is nicknamed the intense island. At 10,000 kilometers from the metropolis, Réunion is a green setting that contains a thousand treasures for the senses. The Mafate circus, only accessible by helicopter, is a treat for the eyes, but a torture for the postman, who crisscrosses this green immensity every week to deliver the mail. On the coast, the song of the whales punctuates the missions of the oceanographers. And in the plantations of the Plaine des Grègues is grown a spice with a powerful fragrance, which puts sunshine in the kitchen: turmeric.