Discovered by the Portuguese in 1505, Mauritius was subsequently held by the Dutch, French, and British before independence was attained in 1968. A stable democracy with regular free elections and a positive human rights record, the country has attra... [read more]
Date: May 13th 2006
Hello from Mauritius! We'll warn you that this blog might not be as exciting as usual since we spent the week on the beach in Mauritius and it was a "vacation from the vacation".
Mauritius?Most of you probably haven't ever heard about Mauritius, like us, when our travel agent told us that we would have a lay over there on our way to Asia. But we looked it up and it is a smal ... read more