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... break and it is heavily guarded by a very tight nit group of locals that are referred to as the white shorts. Mauritius is known for being an extremely localized place to try and surf. I have surfed many places before with similar reputations and have never had any problems. I would learn quickly though that the rumors of localism around Mauritius were unfortunately very true.
I rented a car from the airport. I had a week to see Mauritius ...
... I saw signs for the beach but as I continued walking, the signs disappeared. It was a two lane road, and the cars drive on the wrong side. Taxis honked, signaling if I wanted a ride. I ignored them.
Eventually I decided I had gone the wrong way and turned around, eventually settling closer to town at another public beach. I looked around. Although this is the destination for pasty Europeans, guess how many I saw in the sun? 3. The rest were in the shade; the old ...
Hi everyone! It's been a while since I last wrote you. As soon as we left Cape Town, I was swamped with midterm papers and exams. I also got a sty in my eye…from sleep deprivation, the ship doctor thinks. It was nothing serious…it’s when the glands on the inside of your eyelid get clogged so it gets swollen and red. So, I just had to catch up on sleep and put a warm washcloth over it. Its gone now (it took about 3 days) and ...
Again we had another lazy start.
It was our last day in Mauritius so we just decided to chill out at the beach.
Our landlord recommended a beach called Mon Choisy which is about 4.5km away from Grand Baie, 2km long beach.
We took a local bus again (it was RS18) and arrived at the beach.
Maybe because it was not the season, the beach was very quiet.
It was very clean beach with crystal clear ...
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