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6 unmissable activities in Mauritius, Rodrigues and RĂ©union

There’s plenty to keep the energetic amused in the Mascarene Islands.

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The slave who unlocked the vanilla secret

Pollinating vanilla is a tricky business but slave Edmond Albius unlocked the secret.

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Dead as a dodo

Alexandra Richards tells the story of the elusive dodo, the world’s most famous extinct creature.

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Le Sitarane

The place of the sourceror Le Sitarane in Reunion’s folklore has been assured by an unshakable fascination with his story. 

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Five reasons to visit Mauritius, Rodrigues and RĂ©union

From volcanoes to coral reefs, remote mountain villages to mansions, here’s what the Mascarene Islands have in store for you.