Mauritiusby Alexandra Richards
Mauritius Travel Guide – Holiday tips and expert advice on everything from Port Louis, Rodrigues and Réunion highlights to world-class diving and beach resorts. This guide also features suggested itineraries, wedding and honeymoon options, tropical wildlife and flora, hiking and water sports, Grand Baie, Roches Noires, Vieux Grand Port, St-Denis.
Size: 135 X 216 mm
Number of pages: 384
About this book
Bradt’s Mauritius is the most comprehensive guide available to the Mascarene islands of Mauritius, its dependency Rodrigues and the French island of Réunion. Covering the full range of accommodation and restaurants, from budget to sheer luxury, it also offers in-depth cultural insights, including detailed information on food (and local recipes), language, customs and music, as well as useful phrases in Mauritian and Réunionnais Creole. Extensive information on flora, fauna and the latest progress of the islands’ conservation projects is included, plus detailed information on outdoor pursuits (including hiking in Réunion) and adventure sports, as well as expert analysis of individual dive sites around the Mascarenes.
This new edition has been thoroughly updated to present the most recent information on getting married in Mauritius, as well as details of medical tourism, in particular cosmetic surgery and dental services.
About the Author
Alexandra Richards (www.alexandrarichards.net) grew up in the beautiful English county of Dorset, where she developed a love of rural life, the natural world and outdoor pursuits. She graduated from Durham University in 2000, where she read modern European languages. During her studies she spent a year teaching English in Réunion and took the opportunity to travel in the Mascarenes. Since that time she has been returning to the Mascarenes as often as possible and has written the past five editions of this guidebook. Alex is a freelance travel writer with a passion for photography, natural history and adventure. In 2004, she undertook a writing/photography assignment travelling to Australia on a cargo ship via the Suez Canal, and has divided her time between Dorset and Australia ever since.
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