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  • Wellness now has its own school: Santayarea-Mauritius. The first graduates are the hundred and eighty artisan therapists in the Beachcomber Spa centres, specialised in wellbeing IIt all began in Rennes in 2004. Christine Fleury, a globetrotting therapist, well versed in health practices from around the world, opened the first governmentapproved training centre for wellness professionals....
  • Casela World of Adventures is constantly reinventing itself. Since March 23, 2018, adrenaline seekers can experience the Tulawaka Gold Coaster --- an 800-meter long adventure with twists, downhills and turns.  The Tulawaka Gold Coaster was inspired by the gold mines of Tanzania and winter tobogganing. A premiere in the Indian Ocean, the new attraction of Casela World of Adventures will...
  • Dolphins are outgoing and playful mammals. To reach out to them off the west coast and to swim with the members of their pod is an experience imbued with discovery and emotions. Since August, Mauritians and tourists can enjoy Casela Cruise, a 100% ecological activity of the animal park of Cascavelle. A fully electric boat is available to excursionists at the estuary of La Balise Marina, Black...
  • Ile aux Aigrettes owes its name to the colony of migratory birds, which populated the islet in the 1600s. A British military base during WWII, Ile aux Aigrettes, a coralline limestone islet, covers 27 hectares and is located one kilometer off the coast of Mahebourg. In 1965, the islet was declared a nature reserve.  Managed by the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation (MWF) since 1987, Ile aux...
  • Nathacha Appanah grew up on Mauritius. At the age of 25, she left to live in France. There she wrote six novels, all haunted by her native island, so near and yet so far. With the passing of time, the sheet of paper on which her grandmother wrote her first words has disappeared, and for Nathacha Appanah, it’s like a treasure lost forever. She was ten when the...
  • Sailors on the route to India dreamed of putting in on the old Isle de France, not for its sugar but for its salt. In the hulls, the salted fish and other meat would feed them for their long sea voyages. Of these providential saltpans, only one remains: Yemen-Tamarin. A vital part of Mauritius heritage has been saved. Highly coveted by property developers, and an emblem of a fishing village...
  • Nature’s inventiveness has given this amazing tree a special place on Madagascar soils. There are six endemic species here, out of the eight known to exist. The giants of Morondava are famous the world over but other varieties are little-known, sometimes even secret, like the baobab citerne - the water-tank baobab - that attracted photographer Pierrot Men down to the deep...
  • Cross the island and discover an extraordinary geography and history, just like its people, whose ancestors came, through free will or by force, from all over the world. Portrait of an “island world”. In Mauritius, the world opens out to us in immense morning skies. The lagoon shimmers in the morning light. Beyond the reef, the Indian Ocean regains its fathomless blue. In the...
  • To understand and to make oneself understood is definitely the best way to move around in complete serenity when you are in a foreign country. Each country has its own language and expressions. Traveling rhymes with human experience and there is no better way than to embrace and adopt the colloquial language, the idioms, the intonations and the fluency of the host country. Language remains...
  • “La Cité Mécanique – When heritage preservation becomes an art” is the theme of the exhibit which was launched on September 21st at the new gallery 3A The Excellence of Art at United Docks Business Park, Caudan. The exhibit features the artworks of the photographer Axel Ruhomaully and visual artist Gaël Froget and will be open to the public until November...