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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Things to do in Mauritius with kids: Visit to La Vanille Nature Park

In this blog post I share with you how we spend our day at Crocodile Park in the south of Mauritius - Crocodile feeding and walk in a garden full of tortoises.

Visit to Chamarel, the rhumerie

Located in the southern part of the island, on the outskirts of the Black River Gorges National Park, you find Chamarel, a beautiful Rum Distillery. The distillery is open for visits and also have a lovely restaurant where it is worth stopping for lunch. You can visit for free if you book a table for …

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