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Regattas have been of event practically each year and even though the venue varies from place to place, the one of Pointe des Régates still remains the icon. This year the event occurred on the 26th of April (2015) at Mahebourg, Pointe des Régates more…

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Pope Hennessy Street is named after one of the most appreciated Governors of the island during the British occupation period, and Sir Pope Hennessy reigned as governor between 1883 and 1889. If taken at full straight length, this street comprises of 3…

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The decision to construct the motorway was taken based on the report of the British railway engineers concluding that the mauritian railway lines would have cost Rs 35 millions to be modernised in addition to a yearly loss of Rs 4 millions for its…

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The Mauritian Ocean Territory floor counts as much as over 600 ships remains comprising of wreckage, retirement, and war victims. The story of the Dalblair is another unfortunate shipwreck that occured in 1902. The “Dalblair” was a steel ship of 1474 tons…

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Converting the primitive harbour that the first French settlers knew into a civilized port, was no mean achievement for Mahé de La Bourdonnais. That metamorphosis was the result of the joint efforts of European sailors, Lascar seamen from India and…

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Mauritius island, being of volcanic origin, offers quite some natural wonders that many may have had the occasion to contemplate. Found in the district of Savanne, and forming part of the Old Terracine Sugar Estate (now Pepiniere), Rochester Falls is one…

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Mauritius island, being of volcanic origin, offers quite some natural wonders that many may have had the occasion to contemplate. Found in the district of Savanne, and forming part of the Old Terracine Sugar Estate (now Pepiniere), Rochester Falls is one…

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Mauritius island, being of volcanic origin, offers quite some natural wonders that many may have had the occasion to contemplate. Found in the district of Savanne, and forming part of the Old Terracine Sugar Estate (now Pepiniere), Rochester Falls  (also…

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The Village of Mahebourg, by definition, is named after the most successful governor of the island during the early french occupation period. Mahebourg (Mahé-Bourg), Mahe from Mahé de La Bourdonnais, and Bourg, the french definition to a town, was once…

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The very first postal service in Mauritius dates back to 1772, when the island was under French rule. At that time slaves were used to deliver letters to their respective recipients. There were no physical building to serve that purpose but just the…
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