• 9 best things to do and see in Mauritius

    When Mark Twain visited Mauritius in 1895 he wrote in his travel diary “one has the impression that Mauritius was created first and then paradise, and that paradise was copied from Mauritius”. Even today these words describe well the wonder with which this island nestled in the Indian Ocean shows itself to travelers arriving every year from all over the world. The Republic of Mauritius has been known since the 10th century when the island was first colonized by the Arabs, then by the Malaysians, abandoned for almost 500 years until the arrival of the Dutch in 1500. From that moment the island passed into Portuguese, French and English hands…