Mauritius, officially The Republic of Mauritius, is an island nation in the Indian Ocean. The country features the islands of Mauritius and Rodrigues, east of Mauritius, and the outer islands. The capital and largest city are Port Louis. The people of Mauritius are multi-ethnic, multi-religious, multicultural, and multilingual. In fact, there are about four different ethnic groups in Mauritius; the Indians – who are the bulk of the population, the Creoles, the Chinese and the French who have the lowest population. Also, the people of Mauritius speak about 3 different languages (French, Bhojpuri, Creole, Hindi and Cantonese) in a day; such is their ethnic and lingual diversity.
As one would expect there are so many reasons why we love Mauritius and why it’s one of the favourite travel destinations. We will be going through some of them, so don’t move as we take you on a journey through some of the best features of Mauritius; the country of beaches, volcano and palm trees.