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"In the middle of the Indian Ocean, under the blue sky, dressed in a sari and sugar canes adorned in a necklace of mountains, it has come from the sky, the depth of the seas, has been beyond the waves, the world of dreams. " SOMDATH BHUCKORY.

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The island of Mauritius is situated in the middle of the Indian Ocean, a thousand miles from Madagascar in 2000 and the East Coast of Africa. It belongs to the group of "the Mascarenes," along with meeting, Rodriguez and other children named in honor of one of the first Portuguese navigators in the area and discovered the Reunion. It has a surface area of 1,865 m2. (Just half of the island of Majorca (Spain). Measure 67 kilometers from north to south and 48 km. At its widest part. It has a population of 1.27 million inhabitants, of whom, 150,000 reside in its capital "Port Louis".

Its population consists of a variety of races, which is famous for its multiculturalism. On this island, tourists find typical scenes we might define as the "paradise", but forget that there are other places (Caribbean, Pacific, Indico), with similar images like those you see here. White sand beaches or lightly golden coconut trees, a pond with a diversity of marine tones through the turquoise and emerald, barrier reefs, some coral seabed towns of multicolored fish, in addition to having a diverse landscape with colored land because of the volcanoes, lush vegetation, and their characteristic sugar cane, the symbol of the island. But actually, one of its attractions can be more tempted to tourism, undoubtedly, is its diversity of races, cultures and different religions living with harmony and kindness, which are signs of his personal identity.

With a strong desire to preserve their identity and their environment, Mauritius has developed a tourism elite. Divided along the coast are magnificent hoteles-resorts, each with its private beach, luxurious bungalows or colonial-style buildings, completely integrated into the environment, among coconut palms and huge tropical gardens with a wide variety of water sports, and kitchen and first-class service.

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