Top Mauritius festivals in 2017

A melting pot of cultures from all corners of the world, Mauritius’ vibrant history and people is celebrated through it’s various festivals. Here’s Mauritius Trips’ top picks.     Independence & Republican Day 12 March This public holiday is enjoyed as a celebration of Mauritius’ independence from Britain in 1968. At this time the country […]

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Sega music of Mauritius

  When travelling to unfamiliar lands, with sights, sounds and flavours unknown, it is easy to think of local people as ‘other’. Music is a remedy for these imaginary divides between cultures, age and gender, bringing people from all walks of life together in a celebration of sound.     The traditional sound of Mauritius, […]

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What is Africa’s Little Five?

If you’re interested in Africa’s vast and varied wildlife, then you’ve likely learnt about The Big Five. Originally called thus because of their danger to hunt, the collection of rhino (both black and white), leopard, lion, buffalo and elephant have become a symbol of conservation, bringing curious visitors from all over the globe. While these […]

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