Le Suffren Hotel & Marina
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... consists of 50% Hindu, 25% Muslim, 20% Christian and 5% Chinese (I realise I am mixing my religions and ethnicities here, but this is what Annan, our guide, told us). Port Louis was the base for the corsair ships who raided the English, which resulted in an eventual English takeover, until independence in 1968. Another thing that really fascinates me is that there is no native population. Despite the Arabs knowing about Mauritius for over 1000 years ...
More sights visited included the natural history museum and the racetrack. The racetrack doubles as a car park when out of season which is handy when visiting the centre. Mauritius' greatest claim to fame was being the home of the dodo. As you might well know the dodo was a flightless and tasteless bird (too easy to make a joke here) which was killed off by the introduction of rats and man onto the island. (rats ate the eggs) in between more beachtime was ...
... and built over with skyscrapers and a new tech Park where businesses are investing. Also I have not seen a lot of family in such a long time so I'm looking forward to seeing them, although I'm a lot older and taller than they probably remember! Security into the country was tough as I'd seen so far as I'd arrived from India. I met my dad at the airport to spend the rest of the day relaxing at home. The beach would have to ...
... city of 148,000. Mauritius is a country of about 1.5 million. From Wikipedia: “According to the 2011 census made by Statistics Mauritius, Hinduism is the major religion at 48.5%, followed by Christianity 32.7%, Islam 17.3% and Buddhism 0.4% in terms of number of adherents, with other religions being at 0.2% and irreligiosity being at 0.7%. 0.1% refused to fill in any data.” Now there’s a new word, at least for me, irreligiosity. In ...
... because, you know, I live in Tokyo - the BIGGEST capital city ever.)
People were generally friendly, but many at the market we then went to was too aggressive and I didn't like that. Everyone speaks French and Creole. I was a little surprised to learn that Mauritius actually got its independence from UK, not France, because I always thought that it was a French colony. The history is actually that it was a French colony before the British ...