Sunday, February 16, 2014

The Might of Mauritius and Its Symphony

  Tee Off Mauritius

It is pretty understandable that during the course of your holiday you would expect
something different to see and after understanding your expectation we present to you Tea off Mauritius where you can actually invest time to explore the beauty of Golf course.

Tea off Mauritius which is an eighteen-hole golf course and five nine golf courses are actually established around the grandeur of exotic palm trees, bougainvilleas and lakes. You sprawl from fantasy of Le Tousseok to an exquisite colossal of Beachcombers Le Paradis Hotel all you are going to cherish is the golf club that looms around the shadow of Morne Mountains.

Talking about perks than you must understand you are within an estuary of Mauritius where possibility comes hovering around the shore. Being a tropical wonders you can expect rain to ascertain the way but that would not stop you to enjoy the verdant of Golf and the experience become more attributing when you will find yourself within the calls of the centre of the island where Gymkhana club would speak the volume.

Gymkhana golf club one must note is the oldest and the most allured golf course within the ambiance of Southern hemisphere of Mauritius.

Get a Bird’s Eye View of the Island Fort Adelaide or La Citadelle

Established by British, La Citadelle is the heart of the Port Louis. Perched perfectly above the heights of hill and manipulating the splendour of harbour the site is the gem of the periphery. Galvanizing the core of history one must understand the overlooking wall which is made out of sturdy black basalt was structured to resist an invasion of French. At present day the site offers bird’s eye view of the capital which itself is self defining. Beside that from here one can view the glory of Moka mountain range, the historic Champs de Mar horse racing track and the harbour.

Here one can also check the old barracks which has been converted to swish boutiques where you can enjoy your afternoon while engaging your mind is shopping.

Enjoy Foodie Delights

Since we know the culture of Mauritius is very much portrayed by its delicious cuisine, so to understand the sense in depth one must try the characteristic native street food where they served mouth watering flavours of Dhol Puri, Alouda and many more. Make sure to try Chinese dim sum and fried noodles beside that take your time to taste the local spring rolls, Creole special desk where you can discover the different taste of Cari, Rougaille, eggplant fritters and a chilli paste called Mazavaroo. Once you are done with the main course how about trying coconut gateaux or sweet potato fritters as a Dessert.

Visit a Miniature Ship-Building Factory

From structuring the grandeur designs of ships which are executed as per the plans which in turn looks to depict every single details speaks the island tradition which was conveyed by sailors. Make sure to walk here as the factory looks to depict the history and here you will see the measured imitation of chronological ships which are composed from actual blueprints.

Carved beautifully from the source of teak wood in the cultural plank-on-frame scheme, the craftsmen here look to adjust all the fittings carefully from metal, wood and cotton cloth. When it comes to its final stage the ship is put forward to painting and polish department and once the departments and paints and polish are done with their task an outcome you will witness will surely struck your mind. Beside that here you can also witness the models of native fishing boats and chronological ships like Astrolabe and Cutty Sar.

Tour a Creole House

Within the flanks of South West of the Island Maison Eureka is the modified Creole mansion which is one of the historical sites and reflects the age of 1860. It’s very bemusing to witness its 109 doors which are complimented by turrets and a wrap-around balcony. When it comes to its restoration the family came with open hand and transformed the site into museum and each of the room are decorated with specific theme, well designed and furnished with amazing carved furniture’s which were imported from every corner of the world by the East India Company.

Make sure to sneak into rooms because within the doors you will witness blue pottery plates, an old fashioned shower, cinnamon wood cabinets and Limoges china. Buy a time to walk through the gardens which is blessed with Mango and palm trees. If you talk about the work of kitchen then understand its character because it still uses the wood fires stove and the delicious Creole food.

Visit the Blue Penny Museum

Nurtured within the walls of one of the pre historic buildings of the Port Louis waterfront, the museum houses uncommon and exclusive orange- red penny and the deep-blue two pence posturing the contour of Queen Victoria identified as the Mauritius Post Office stamps.

These stamps are renowned not because of the post but mostly cause of mistake. The moment you walked down the ground floor you will feel an essence of love because the site is truly dedicated to two lovers Paul and Virginie. While you walk through the doors of museum you will witness old marine maps, paintings, sculptures, stamps, and ripened documents that fetch out the prosperity of Mauritian history and traditions through the exercise of multimedia screens and special effects.

Explore Its Incredible Bio-Diversity

Take an initiative to visit Iles aux Aigrettes, which is a small coral projection off the southeast coast. Encircled by transparent water where you will witness an enormous tortoise walking around the wonders of canopy of forest. Beside that under the lights of dense forest you will witness rare birds like kestrel and pink pigeon.

Once you are done visiting the site of the coast make sure to walk within the floor of Pamplemousees Botanical Garden which is nurtured by brilliance of amazing water lilies of Brazil and also take a time to witness vivid diversity of trees that surrounds the site of the garden.

We recommended you to hire guide while travelling the miles of gargantuan park which Is filled with Baobab trees, an avenue of royal palms, a spice garden, snooping like the bleeding tree, sausage tree and the talipot palm with its fan shaped leaves, which blossom only once in 100 years.

Revel In the Indian Connection

Here you will witness more than half of the people living under the shore of the Island are Indian origin people and you would be shocked to know that people here widely speak Tamil and Bhojpuri dialects. Well if you wish to see more Indians then pay a visit to Ganga Talao where you will witness 108ft high statue of Lord Shiva.

Assimilating the beauty of Crater Lake where at one end you will come across the grandeur of Hanuman and Ganesha which are addressed by bright prayer flags. Beside the brilliance of statue of Lord Shiva, Hanuman and Ganesha the island is nourished by other temples like Maheswarath in Triolet, which is amongst the oldest temples near the site of the island and the Cailaisson Tamil temple in Abercrombie worth your visit. Make sure to travel the distance to witness the world heritage site of UNESCO, Aapravasi Ghat where workers from India travelled to island after an abolition of slavery.

Tea-Tasting At Bois Cherie

As per the history the tea was brought by the French priest to the island during the time of the 18th century and at present an immense area of south houses an adulating stretch of the plantation of tea and majestic mansions. One must note that hiring a guide could be a good idea as he would guide through the doors of factory where you will learn about tea processing.

Tea museum here exhibits historical machine like a primeval locomotive which was later converted into boiler to burn bagasse. Once you are done your visit inside the gates of factory make sure to taste the tea at a cottage where you will relish the brilliance of Crater Lake. Altogether they serve nine distinct varieties of teas which includes including vanilla, dark tea, green tea, coconut and jasmine.

Follow the Sugar Chronicles

When it comes to sugarcane than one can easily relate its history with the shore of Island. as per the history just to posses their hegemony over the fields of sugarcane the colonials slaved many numbers of indentured workers within their control. To understand more about its records one must visit the site of L’Aventure du Sucre, a sugar museum which is housed in the old Beau Plan Sugar Mill in Pamplemousses.

Make sure to follow the tales of sugar with slick exhibits, tour the factory with its old-yet-integral apparatus and finish your visit with a rum-tasting. Beside that you can also look to escape a gentle moment to have your lunch at their restaurant which is renowned as Fangourin.

How to Reach

Make sure to fly with Air Mauritius to Port Louis from Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai and Mumbai.

Where to Stay

When it comes to accommodation Beachcomber is the illustrative hotel group which has eight luxury hotels stretched around the island. Beside that you have other option like plush Paradis Hotel and Golf Club near Morne Mountain or the luxurious Royal Palm in Grand Baie.

Make sure not to leave without wooden model ships, local rainbow-coloured baskets, coconut-shell artefacts and flavoured rum.

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