The Extinct DODO

The dodo is the symbol of Mauritius and used as a watermark on all Mauritian Rupees and banknotes. The bird was discovered around 1598 and became extinct around 1662 as they could not escape from the humans due to their lack of wings. They were entirely fearless of humans, and its fearlessness and inability to fly made them easy […]

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The Blue Penny Museum

Located at the Caudan Waterfront in the capital of Mauritius, the Blue Penny Museum preserves the history and art of the island with a rich collection of coins, statues and artwork. The Museum itself was founded by the Commercial Bank of Mauritius in 2001. Take the time to peruse the selection of aquatic marine maps, […]

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Driving in Mauritius

Driving in Mauritius is fun and easy. But it could get a little frustrating, especially if you are driving in Port-Louis, its capital city, during the peak hours. Here in Mauritius, we drive on the left side of the road and all the steering wheels of every vehicles are positioned on the right hand side. […]

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