Wednesday, August 31, 2011
While there is speculation that the Phoenicians visited Mauritius in 2000 BC, the Portuguese were the first to install the next island in 1598. Was abandoned at the end of the day to settle, partly because of the continuing destruction of hurricanes. The French in the 18th century, and rename the island of Ile de France. "
However, the value of the island and came to the attention of the British, who were killed in the north in 1810, and again in the island. When it was created British Indian Ocean Territory for the purpose of defense in 1965, and a rupture in the Chagos archipelago from Mauritius. This has been achieved independence after a brief period in 1968 and joined the Association of Mauritius in 1992.
Now in a parliamentary democracy, on the island of Mauritius is a popular holiday destination attracting large investments from abroad, making it one of the richest countries in Africa.
In the summer on the island at risk of tropical cyclones from November to April. Visitors who come to this time you should pay attention to weather warnings and society, and if they want to stay in good health. With the exception of hurricane season and light winds throughout the year.
The first was inhabited by the Portuguese in the 1500s, and later developed to Mauritius and the French, Dutch and British in the struggle for control of the 200 years of these gems in the Indian Ocean.
Mauritius is a series of islands, as a result of volcanic activity in the hot area of the city near the French island of Reunion and formed.
Tropical weather amazing Maurice knows that the card is a great attraction for visitors. In winter (May to November) is dry and hot weather, with a warmth that owes very nice to the winds of the south-east. Temperatures in the months of June and July are usually about 25 degrees Celsius on the coast, temperatures are slightly lower in the island interior.
Less than ideal time to visit the island during the summer months (November to May), when the humidity is very high and very high rainfall in January and February and March. The temperature rises to about 30 degrees Celsius during the summer months. Humidity is higher in February, March and April, with a rate of 90 percent. It's hot everywhere this season, in winter Mauritius provides more comfort to tourists.
It is a great choice for families, and homes that are close to nature is also very popular. In Silver Beach, located on the shores of Spirit Lake offers cabins for people to spend a holiday with fishing, boating and swimming trips. The island is also a destination for a honeymoon, to estimate the number of private hotels know.
The multicultural nature of the island ensures that the people here welcome tourists from all different backgrounds with open arms. Hospitality in Mauritius, with different ethnic traditions, and natural beauty of the island and the unique and wonderful destination for those who have a passion for other cultures and nature.
Mauritius is a significant decline for those with staying away from it all and the lack of hustle and bustle of some use, making it ideal for complete relaxation. Popular choice of accommodation including apartments self-service, with some devices popular in the orbit of FLIC EN find a villa on the beach, often with swimming pools and Jacuzzi so, the resort offers many outdoor activities, luxury hotels, golf, five-star resort.
Mauritius sets out all types of travelers, especially for couples who provide a getaway romantic, families mourning the fact that the water sports and beach, and the types of outdoor those who love walking and enjoy nature, or travelers in search of the sites, and historical culture and museums. The island and prepare meals for all types of travelers good, with an excellent selection of accommodation to restaurants that offer delicious dishes complete with large shopping centers.
Helped in the form of multi-cultural destination for all who love the island the perfect beach in the Indian Ocean, Mauritius and interesting history. By you with a variety of remaining colonial era, at a distance of miles of pristine beaches and coral reefs with large and abundant natural beauty, including nature reserves and national parks, it is not surprising that this island attracts those who put a special kind of holiday.
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
Set against the mountain plateau, and vary these parks and is ranked among the best botanical gardens in the world. Is the representation of all regions of South Africa, and many paths go in all directions. Take a look at the huge tropical trees and large cacti, and the views of the mountains and the coast.
Is famous for hosting the Nelson Mandela for 27 years, and other prisoners at a high level. The Robin Iceland once the most isolated prisons in the world, but was converted into a museum in 1997. UNESCO declared World Heritage site in the island