Ganga Talao in Mauritius - largest Hindu pilgrimage site in Mauritius #mauritius

Things to do in Mauritius: Visit Ganga Talao

It is said that a long long time ago, the Almighty God Shiva was circling over earth with his wife Parvati and the Ganga River balancing on his head. Shiva noticed a beautiful island and decided to land. As he approached the untouched place, water accidentally spilled from Ganga River and formed a lake. That …

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Entrance of Rum distillery of Chamarel - Locaed in the Southern part of Mauritius. Things to do in Mauritius

Things to do in Mauritius: Visit of the Rhumerie de Chamarel

Rum Distillery of Chamarel in Mauritius Located in the southern part of the island, on the outskirts of the Black River Gorges National Park, you find the Rhumerie de Chamarel, a beautiful Rum Distillery. At 300m above sea level, and at the foot of the island's highest mountain, Black River Peak, the  estate has a …

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Ganga Talao for Maha Shivaratri, Mauritius

Hindu festival in Mauritius: Maha Shivarati, the great night of Lord Shiva

We have many public holidays in Mauritius - it comes from all the different ethnic groups present on the island: everyone's belief, traditions and religions must be respected. Thus, all the different communities gets to choose a public holiday. For the Chinese for example it's Chinese New Year (16 February this year), for the Muslim …

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