A brief history of Mauritius Mauritius Island, discovered by the Arabs who named it Dina Arobi, was later occupied by the Dutch who in turn named it after their then prince Maurice Van Nassau.
Some 600 runners enrolled for the City Urban Trail this year held on 18th of November. Parents and young trailers ran the 5km race through the streets of Port-Louis, while only adult trailers ran the 10km and 17km races under the shining stars.
The streets in the capital city are lit up by the huge drawings on the then dull high buildings. The Por Lwi festival held in 2015 and 2016 attracted thousands of visitors from around the island.
Avalon is a lush green 18-hole golf-course in the centre (south) of the island. The stunning view and the splendid facilities make this place a nice one to spend the day for a golfing experience or to have lunch after sightseeing on the scenic Grand Bassin road through the forests, crossing Mare aux Vacoas and Grand Bassin sacred lake.
You’ve tried most restaurants along the Flic en Flac road? Tired of eating fried noodles and pizzas? What about eating for the same cost in a splendid, child-friendly environment? Why not try Domaine Anna?
Annual Open Day at Cavalia Horse Riding School attracted some hundred young children along with their parents, from all the neighbourhoods in the west of the island on Sunday 29th.
Most mauritians belonging to the Hindu community celebrate Divali today. It is one of the most festive celebrations on the island. Weeks before the event, shelves and stalls at the markets and supermarkets are laden with sweet potatoes, special flours, earthen lamps and fairy lights.
17 youngsters from public schools have been chosen to join golf schools through a sponsorship programme entitled Golf for All, developed by passionate Francis and Vincent. A time where they should be sipping whiskey and reading papers, they are driving around the island to sponsor young people willing to join the Mauritius Golf Federation Junior.
Main attraction of this park is the coloured earth, an eye-candy, in 23 shades.
splendid golf course set on the East coast of the island
Ganesh Chaturthi also known as Ganpati is celebrated in Mauritius on the 26th of August.
Cavalia Horse Riding School is located behind Casela bird park on the west coast of the island
Rodrigues remains one of the safest destinations in the world. It has not yet been caught up by the consumerism disaster and simple pleasures of life remind us of its authenticity.
The International Kite Festival is held around June in Mourouk. Kitesurfing schools lie along the beach and the wide lagoon can cater for everyone.
AllInmauritius has gathered a few pictures at different times of the day to capture the very essence of that place for you.
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