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The Sega: the national music of Mauritius

The origin of Sega in Mauritius "Grand festin pé déroulé bord la mer, dimoun finn entouré, autour enn grand difé "…This sentence comes from one of the most famous local songs in Mauritius. This phrase is also synonymous with the typical Sega atmosphere on the island. Sega is a music that dates back to the […]

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The History of Port Louis

Port Louis is the capital of Mauritius. Located in the Port Louis district, it is the economic, cultural and political centre of the country. It is also the most populous city - with nearly 200,000 inhabitants, and is administered by the Port Louis City Council. From the Gare du Nord to the Bank of Mauritius […]

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The Dodo of Mauritius

The dodo is as emblematic in Mauritius as the panda is in China or the kangaroo in Australia. The Dodo (scientific name: Raphus cucullatus) - is a short-winged winged animal that was known in the late 1500s or mid 1600s when the Dutch came to Mauritius. They called him Walgh Vogel (foul-smelling feathered creature) because […]

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History of Mauritius

The history of Mauritius is quite fascinating. You will realise how the past has played a great role in the modern island. However, there is a lack of documentation on when the island was discovered. It is therefore difficult to know the exact date when the actual events took place. However, the fact is clear […]

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