Mauritius beyond beaches

Seven reasons to visit Mauritius that don’t involve a beach

Mark Twain called it “paradise”, and Joseph Conrad “a pearl”. The visuals of turquoise blue waters and white sand beaches pop up in our minds on hearing Mauritius. No doubt Mauritius is one of those few places in the world you can fall in love with immediately… even before landing.


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Wildlife in Mauritius

Around eight million years ago an earth-shattering explosion happened. The bed of the Indian Ocean ruptured, and basalt was thrown into the sky. After the calm, an enthralling new world emerged. Unusual plants and fantastic creatures made their way but not for long.

wildlife mauritius at lemonicks

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Top 15 Things You Must Do in Mauritius

After my two visits to Mauritius, I maintain, Mauritius is one of those few places in the world you can fall in love with immediately… even before landing. Mark Twain called it “paradise”, and Joseph Conrad “a pearl”. It is a beautiful island country, known for its white beaches and pristine waters. Each side of the island has a different landscape.

Mauritius, it’s a pleasure!

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World Post Day

World Post Day

World Post Day is celebrated on 9th October every year, that is today. Contrary to the popular belief that the first post office started functioning on this day, it is actually the day on which Universal Postal Union was established in 1874 in Berne.

Enough of history. Why am I talking about this?

Mauritius Postal Museum @lemonicks.com

If the entrance is this inviting, who would not like to go in ?
Is not it a good way to invite to a museum?

Postal Services are very close to me and … Read the rest

Tunisia for adventure lovers

Tunisia for adventure lovers

You may enjoy a hopping off point for day-trippers, but Tunisia has a lot to offer those who travel to the country in the hope of experiencing something new.
While adventure sports like parasailing, banana boats, desert dune buggies are all very much on the menu, there are some alternative adventures that are quite specific to this exciting country, too.
Tunisia

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Aapravasi Ghat in Mauritius

Aapravasi Ghat in Mauritius

or Immigration Square
They came through sea to work, mostly as plantation workers in sugarcane fields and set their first step on Mauritian soil at this historic place in Port Louis harbor, in the capital of Mauritius. It was on this particular site that, they also spent their first two days in Mauritius before being registered and sent to work.

Aapravasi Ghat @lemonicks.com

The Memorial.

Literally translated in Hindi, Aapravasi Ghat (अप्रवासी घाट) means … Read the rest