Archive / November, 2015

Places to Visit in Mauritius: Pamplemousses Botanical Garden and Village

The Pamplemousses Botanical Garden (officially Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden) is one of the most popular Mauritius attractions. Its origins date back to the French colonial period when the Intendant Pierre Poivre first created the botanical garden in 1770 and showcased various endemic and introduced plants. We recommend hiring a guide that can accompany you during […]

Diwali Celebrations in Mauritius

What is Diwali? Diwali, pronounced Divali in Mauritian creole, is the hindu festival of lights celebrating the victory of light over darkness, or good over evil. According to hindu mythology, the lord Rama and his wife Sita were exiled from their kingdom for 14 years. While they were living in exile in the jungle, a […]