Mauritius 1 Jan - 8 Jan 2011 February 26th 2011 Mauritius is the biggest of the Mascarene Isles, Reunion and Rodrigues being the other ones.
Although first discovered by the Portuguese, the Dutch were first to settle there. It became however French territory before becoming a British possession. As a consequence we have today a very unique and rather complex linguistic situation. I think Belgium could take some lessons here. The official langu ... read more
Africa » Mauritius » Port Louis 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
We are a couple, Benoit and Robson who decided to tour the world for 1 year. This blog was to keep contact with family and friends.
Our trip started in April 2009 and we came back home in April 2010. From London we headed east with Istanbul as our first stop. Six months later, in October 2009 we ended up in Brazil where we stayed till April 2010. We mainly stayed in the state of Santa Catarina where Robson's family lives. We however mangaged to travel quite a bit as well, to the North, the Amazon, Curitiba, Rioa Grande do Sul and ... we went to Rio and participated i... full info