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10 Nov

Mauritius: A Cultural Melting Pot

Mauritius’s mountainous interior encompasses Black River Gorges National Park, with rainforests, waterfalls, hiking trails, and native fauna like the flying fox. The island’s shoreline is dotted with dozens of resorts, from the luxurious to the eco-friendly, and the surrounding waters are a playground for various water sports activities. Mauritius is not only about its picturesque beaches; it also offers world-class golf courses and abundant opportunities for trekking and bird-watching in its verdant forests.

Mauritian cuisine is as diverse as its population, with a delicious blend of Creole, Chinese, European, and Indian influences. The street food scene offers a taste of this diversity, with dishes such as dholl puri, gateaux piment, and sweet and savory samosas, reflecting the island’s multicultural roots. Seafood plays a significant role in the diet of Mauritians, with the rich marine life providing fresh fish, octopus, and crustaceans that are often prepared with the unique spices grown on the island. The fusion of flavors in Mauritius not only tantalizes the taste buds but also tells the story of the island’s history as a maritime hub and cultural melting pot.

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