In Mauritius the most popular beer is Phoenix beer which has a nice light taste which goes nicely with the warm weather here.
They have license and produce Guinness locally, not bad but the original one is better. It is actually a tourist attraction to go on a tour at the brewery. Maybe we will find our way one cold rainy day.. ha ha.
Oh and another nice thing about the beer here is the price, 40mur (1.39cad, £0.64) for a pint bottle at most places... as long as it is NOT a hotel! So my dear fellow Norwegians that is about 7.5nok as apposed to 60nok (320mur) for a pint!
We are a Norwegian/Canadian 30-something couple that have decided to do some longer term travelling before settling down. With no kids or mortgage, we recognised it wouldn't get much more convenient as we got on in years. Whatever happens, we are looking forward to a great learning experience.
After making a farewell tour to Norway in November 2006, we took off for Mauritius in December 2006 and became PADI Divemasters. We then moved on to Phuket, Thailand in March 2007 and completed our PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor course in April 2007. We worked for 2 months on Koh Phi Phi and div... full info