Category: Africa

seven coloured earth

Seven Coloured Earth in Chamarel

The seven coloured earth in Chamarel is one of the most popular inland attractions in Mauritius. As far as I know, it’s the only one of its kind…

Black River Gorges

Black River Gorges

The Black River Gorges National Park on the highlands in central Mauritius stretches over more than 50 km and is a sight to behold. The best view is probably…

Massive crocs and gators 2

La Vanille Nature Park

We’ve had a giant tortoise – Mingie – in the family since before I was born. My uncle took it home one day when he was young. It…

Flic en flac sunset 1

West coast of Mauritius

The west coast of Mauritius is the most popular beach hangout for locals as it is the closest to the bigger central towns of Quatre-Bornes, Rose-Hill, Beau-Bassin, Vacoas and Curepipe….

Le Morne Mauritius

10 useful tips about Mauritius

Mauritius is a small island in the Indian Ocean, about two hours by plane to the east of Madagascar – which itself is off the east coast of South Africa . It is mostly…

Gris Gris in the South

10 things to do in Mauritius

Mauritius has long been a favourite holiday destination for affluent Europeans, especially from England and France. Most tourists use up their holidays sunbathing by the beach or pool at…