Travelling in Mauritius
Mauritius is the place for beach and adventure lovers. However, this gorgeous island destination has much more to see and do. It is not only full of white sandy beaches, but many historical sites and natural wonders too. If you are planning to take holidays in Mauritius, you should take note of the following much see destination on this beautiful island.
The Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Garden was built in memory of the freedom fighters from Mauritius. The giant size Victoria Amazonica water lilies and the various other species of plant life, draw hundreds of people to this historical destination each year. If you love to shop, then the Mahebourg bazaar is just the place for you. The bazaar is a great place to clothing and some kitsch items. It is also a great place to view the ethno-cultural variety available in this island. Chamarel park is nothing short of a geological wonder due its "7 colored earth". The waterfall has 3 distinguishable streams falling down 100 meters into a captivating gorge.
Going to Mauritius and not taking advantage of their gorgeous beaches would defeat the purpose and rob you of that ultimate Mauritian holiday experience. Some of the most popular beaches include Belle Mare, La Cuvette and La Morne beach. These beaches are insanely beautiful and no one would judge you for grabbing a margarita, a book and comfy seat and being a lazy beach bugger.
If you are up for a bit of activity and adventure, try some water sports such as parasailing, snorkeling and deep sea or scuba diving. If you are looking forward to a more relaxed and passive water sport experience, try going for a walk on the sea bed. This is one of the most unique experiences offered by any holiday destination in the world. You are basically suspended a couple or meters below the sea with a giant visor on your head, that gives you a constant supply of oxygen. You can then walk freely on the ocean bed making friends with colorful fish and other sea creatures. An experience of a lifetime. Get involved in the culture of the island. Mauritius is known for its rich cultural diversity and you should take advantage of that. Although English is the predominant language spoken, people here also speak Hindi, Creole and French. Explore their customs and try to participate. One of the best ways to explore the culture here is to try the local cuisine. Mauritius has tons of amazing street food, which is quite possibly, the best in the world. One of their delicacies is the traditional creole curry made with fresh seafood. The tantalizing curry that's bursting with spices and flavor, will keep you coming back for more.
Mauritius is a a holiday destination like no other. In order to get the best experience, you should opt for car hire to tour the island in comfort and style. Make sure that there is motor trade insurance part time, before you hire your car.
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