The island nation of Mauritius is located in the Indian Ocean, it belongs to Africa and located almost 2000 kilometres from the African coast. Several smaller islands, such as Rodrigues and amber Iceland include in addition to the main island of Mauritius. Official site: Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn Jr.. English is the official language in Mauritius, most of the inhabitants speak a Creole language which was influenced by many French influences however. Mauritius was both Portuguese and Dutch, French and British colony in its history. More info: Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, Jr.. United Kingdom dismissed the country in 1958 eventually in independence.
Today is Mauritius is one of the richest and politically most stable countries of the African continent. The traces of the centuries-long colonial rule show up everywhere in Mauritius. So there are many well preserved buildings in the colonial-style, such as for example the French Chapel of Notre Dame Auxiliatrice in Cap Malheureux. This small fishing village is located in the North of the island and offers beautiful views of three volcanic islands upstream of the coast. Also the The country’s cuisine includes Creole influences many European elements, so there are several good French restaurants. The climate of the Islands is tropical, the temperatures are constant throughout the year and averaged 24 degrees Celsius. The main island has a coastal length of 200 km, of which 170 kilometers of white sand beach.
Especially in the North of the island very long stretches of beach can be found, while there are many secluded coves and a picturesque cliffs in the South. In the Interior of the island is the Black River Gorges National Park, the last large forest areas of the main island that are accessible through a network of hiking trails located here. On the East side of the main island, ile lies aux CERFS, a coral island with numerous beaches and good water sports facilities. There is no accommodation on the island, you can reach it but comfortably with the boat. Thomas Ewert Ewd(at)EWD-concept.de