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Songs are sung in Hindi, Urdu, Mandarin, French and English and added to that, ...the favourite of many, are sega songs, accompanied by the carrying traditional instruments, triangle, maravane and ravanne.

If you’re in Mauritius, you can get local fish such as Vacoas, Capitaine, Korn and Vieil. Most Creole restaurants have the Kari Pwasson (Fish curry) on their menu cards.

If you can’t find local fruits on the supermarkets’ shelves, visit the jam and pickle section: you will be amazed! A stroll in the bustling markets will as well lead you to local fruit vendors.

Goorooduth Chuttoo walks us through his house to show his collection of pull-up toys, clockwork toys taking us on fantastic scenarios, then the framed excerpts from historic newspapers unveiling turning points in the local history.

Remember to book your trip to Ile aux Aigrettes (SE of Mauritius) and get a glimpse of what Mauritius looked like before the first settlers landed on the island.

Bea Johnson gave a talk on her tips on Thursday 11th of May at the Trianon Convention Centre on a Zero Waste Home and explained her experience since 2008 in trying to lead a zero waste lifestyle.

AllinMauritius interviewed famous local tattoo artist, Ricardo Barbe also known as Rick. Rick tells us about his passion for contemporary art and body painting.

Tucked away in a quiet area off the main road, it’s close to the beach and a number of great touristic spots. If you’re heading to Mauritius and looking for a self-catering option, Apartment des Alizées is worthy to consider.

Trou aux Cerfs located in Curepipe on the plateau overlooks the surrounding cities and the west coast of the island. Trou aux Cerfs is around 600m high.

At the foot of the mountain on the beach side, there is a commemoration area with sculptures which is open to the public from Monday to Sunday mid-day. Le Morne beach remains a must-see.

A comprehensive booklet available in most bookshops and magazine corner of local supermarkets, illustrates pictures of local fish indicating whether they are safe for consumption or not.

Make sure you have your umbrella on the dog days of summer and a bottle of drinking water as you can wait for a while. Before 9am and as from 3pm, buses are more frequent but might be crammed with commuters and school students, dressed in their school uniforms.

Going out at sea depends much on the weather conditions. It is very much likely that boat trips are postponed in summer as it is also time when tropical depressions and storms are more frequent.

Pilgrims across the country walked to Grand Bassin with their Kanwars (a wooden structure with elaborate decorations) to celebrate the night of Lord Shiva. Grand-Bassin, the sacred lake is also known as Ganga Talao.

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