Travel Blogs from Mauritius

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Pamplemousses..., Pamplemousses, Mauritius travel blog

Pamplemousses...

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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... of what it was quoted in the am...of course I had to listen to his ravings about American's war in Iraq causing petrol in Mauritius to be 1 Euro a litre etc....I kept saying, I didn't vote for him, I didn't vote for him...until he eventually quieted ...

My last day, and night in Mauritius, Grand Baie, Mauritius travel blog

My last day, and night in Mauritius

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... PM and a US Embassy person are coming shortly and I have to leave NOW!  I head upstairs and scam my way into the Air Mauritius lounge to take a shower, eat free food, use the internet and chill in the lap of luxury ... life is good! Can't wait to ...

Internet in Mauritius, Grand Baie, Mauritius travel blog

Internet in Mauritius

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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Ok, so I'm completely pathetic here sitting in the internet cafe in beautiful Mauritius...recovering from an illness caught in my last few days of Africa!  Tomorrow I'll probably go out and explore the island a bit...but for now, I am just savoring ...

Change of plans - on to Mauritius, Mahebourg, Mauritius travel blog

Change of plans - on to Mauritius

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... , so I have to give him credit where it is due... he was amazing!) After the time change, I wound up getting my bag in Mauritius around 11pm.  With that in mind, I decided not to venture to the north of the island (heavy tourist area) where the ...

Grand Baie - tourist trap, or tourist's trap?, Grand Baie, Mauritius travel blog

Grand Baie - tourist trap, or tourist's trap?

A travel blog entry by madman96

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Humph... the lady at the hotel thought that we agreed to 100 Euro and not $100.  It's still only about $150, but that darn lost in translation thing definitely got me this time.  I use the internet to check on my Grandpa's status as my ...

Flic en Flac - Paradise Lost?, Flic en flac, Mauritius travel blog

Flic en Flac - Paradise Lost?

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... ans!  (This  morning, I thought in French for the first time in maybe 10 years!)  Between Madagascar and Mauritius, so far, I've been doing a great job of not speaking any English.   It has made some conversations interesting, if ...

Mauritius -  NO STORY., Mahebourg, Mauritius travel blog

Mauritius - NO STORY.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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Mauritius, Port Louis, Mauritius travel blog

Mauritius

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... front of the immigration queue they did not seem very keen on the fact that our onward ticket was out of East Africa and not Mauritius like every other package tourist on our flight. We told them about our plan to fly onto Madagascar and then on to East ...

Making The Most Of Our Last Days......., Mahebourg, Mauritius travel blog

Making The Most Of Our Last Days.......

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... of Mahebourg. Whilst the idea of relaxing on the beach had some merit, our plan was to experience a bit of the real Mauritius, not just a multi national resort. We arrived at about 9.30pm and immediately fell into conversation with our fellow guests, ...

Mauritius, Bel Ombre, Mauritius travel blog

Mauritius

A travel blog entry by worldramblings

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11 days of absolute luxury...  a top end hotel... spa treatment every day... outstanding food.... far too much champagne and wine... sailing... tennis... golf.... and total relaxation.... we weren't even allowed to pour our own drinks without ...

Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanic Gardens, ..., Port Louis, Mauritius travel blog

Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanic Gardens, ...

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... commonly known as the Pamplemousses Botanical Garden, is a popular tourist attraction near Port Louis, Mauritius, and the oldest botanical garden in the Southern Hemisphere. The garden was first constructed by Pierre Poivre in 1770, and covers an area ...

Through the jungle with only..., Curepipe, Mauritius travel blog

Through the jungle with only...

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... book, it is recommended, we drop by at the visitor center. We do. It is open and empty. We read about the pests of Mauritius: the cats and monkeys, which are imported. EXECTALY the information you look for if you start a hike. It is 10 o'clock and we ...

The graveyard of the forgotten dead, Flic En Flac, Mauritius travel blog

The graveyard of the forgotten dead

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... . The average yearly income is 300 Euro. What did we get ourselves into? We have to look at that one night in Mauritius and Madagascar a bit more. I want a steak in the evening. The first restaurant we enter, everybody is waiting for their food and ...

A Mauritius' beach day: it is like a honeymoon !!!, Flic En Flac, Mauritius travel blog

A Mauritius' beach day: it is like a honeymoon !!!

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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After a lovely start of the day: you know those: lots of coffee before getting out of the bed, brunch and ETCETERA, we went to the beach. It is a perfect day in paradise. After the usual negotiation with the chair man, a price is agreed on 2 ...

The lion sleeps during the day, Port Louis, Mauritius travel blog

The lion sleeps during the day

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... , cheesy and tasteless) AND change our plans to rent a car today. We will take the bus to Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius. NOT without feeding 'our' cats. The bus ride takes 50 minutes, it is said it leaves every 20 minutes and costs less than ...

'Out of air': a  signal no diver wants to give/get, Flic En Flac, Mauritius travel blog

'Out of air': a signal no diver wants to give/get

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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Diving day; normal routine. No midgets, no Austrians but a boat full of ... Germans. One other couple: which is exceptional. Normally only singles and only men. If I can be rude for a minute; you can play cards with 6 people on the butt of the lady of ...

Must be a safe island: you need 3 keys to get in, Flic En Flac, Mauritius travel blog

Must be a safe island: you need 3 keys to get in

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... from continental Africa, Madagascar, France, Great Britain, and China, among other places. The official language of Mauritius is English. All government administrative documents are therefore drawn up in English. Together with English, French is also ...

The weather is perfect, we go diving!, Flic En Flac, Mauritius travel blog

The weather is perfect, we go diving!

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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FORGET IT! Hubby wakes up at 6. Gets up at 7, which means I have my coffee next to my bed 10 minutes later. Waking up at ease, while having your first cup of coffee: this alone is already paradise. I jump out of bed to find the apartment empty. ...

Thousands of screaming children Natural Park, Mahebourg, Mauritius travel blog

Thousands of screaming children Natural Park

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... planned and Hubby finds the most expensive restaurant in town. Again our guide book disappoints us. Yes, if you compare ANYHING on Mauritius to Saint-Tropez, you are NOT to be trusted!!! The specialty of the restaurant is wild boar and even Dr T ...

Sugar museum: one of the best I have seen EVER!, Port Louis, Mauritius travel blog

Sugar museum: one of the best I have seen EVER!

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... was AMAZING. Whoever designed this museum deserves a statue. It waves the history of the sugar plantations into the history of Mauritius. Even more: it starts with the world history from the 15th century (when the sugar harvest started) till the 20th. ...

Hello Mauritius. Bye Mauritius, Mahebourg, Mauritius travel blog

Hello Mauritius. Bye Mauritius

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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Immigration at Mauritius: Our pickup IS at the airport and drops us off at our new home, where we are greeted by Véronique Borsato, the owner. The guesthouse is cute and we have an OK room. We go to bed for a couple of hours and go hunting for food and ...

Ein Traumurlaub mit Startschwierigkeiten, Flic En Flac, Mauritius travel blog

Ein Traumurlaub mit Startschwierigkeiten

A travel blog entry by tilman

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In aller Kürze....Mauritius ist eine Trauminsel.... Die Hinreise mit Condor war ein Desaster, 27 h Verspätung, zweimal saßen wir für mehrere Stunden im Flugzeug und mussten dann wieder raus. Dann Unterbringung im Hotel, Weckruf um 05:30, kompletten ...

Busy doing nothing, Grand Gaube, Mauritius travel blog

Busy doing nothing

A travel blog entry by steve-claire

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Today was all about relaxing and settling in, we did however get the snorkels out and have a dip in the sea. Not much to see here really the water looked clear but was a little cloudy through the snorkels. The sun was very hot and strangely although not ...

Mauritius - the cheap Hawaii, Port Louis, Mauritius travel blog

Mauritius - the cheap Hawaii

A travel blog entry by hering

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... to have four or five days there but I guess it is time to move on.  We had our Global Studies midterm right before Mauritius, it was okay but not great.  Everyone thought it was really hard, it wasn’t that bad and we are smarter than ...

Departure Day, Mahebourg, Mauritius travel blog

Departure Day

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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Today I stayed in during the morning to get caught up on some "office" work: sermons, e-mails, planning and so on. At lunch Suren came by and we went for a Chinese lunch in Quatre Bornes. It was a good restaurant and frequented mostly by locals, of all ...

Back to Paradise.., Port Louis, Mauritius travel blog

Back to Paradise..

A travel blog entry by op13

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How not to water ski, Grand Gaube, Mauritius travel blog

How not to water ski

A travel blog entry by steve-claire

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Today ended up being a fun packed day for a relaxing holiday. After our morning lie out on the beach we headed over the reception for our cookery class. An unusual activity but as it was included as part of the package we thought we would take part. ...

Mauritius, Port Louis, Mauritius travel blog

Mauritius

A travel blog entry by lc65259

... mixed races of peoples for the most part get along but in a political sense there are power problems in the politics. Mauritius has a diverse religion ethnic society and they sell to the outside world of tourists of the harmony between the races. ...

SCUBA in Mauritius, Albion, Mauritius travel blog

SCUBA in Mauritius

A travel blog entry by kiyomiran

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Happy 4th of July from the other side of the world. Today, I decided to go scuba diving in Mauritius. I'm just an Open Water Diver, so I could only go to this one dive that the hotel offered. I was the only one diving, so the guide stuck with me the whole ...

Big bird, Grand Gaube, Mauritius travel blog

Big bird

A travel blog entry by steve-claire

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We spent a long night on board the first of our flights home from mauritius back to Dubai, trying to get some sleep in aircraft seats was just not going to happen appart from the odd 5 minute doze. It was the early hours of the morning in Dubai and still ...

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