Category Archives: Tourism

He Rides a Peacock

The Tamil celebration of Thaipoosam Cavadee was celebrated in Mauritius on Saturday and I decided to wake up early and wander down to a small kovil (temple) in the north. Last year, we were in France during Cavadee and so this year I … Continue reading

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Magnitude 7.0

When a natural disaster strikes anywhere in the world, it is cause for alarm, panic and shock.  But, I think when a natural disaster occurs on an island, the reaction time for shock starts before the alarm goes off. I keep … Continue reading

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A guy walks into a clinic for hair plugs

You can tell there was a festive party season recently on the island.  On Monday, I went to the large market near our home and the shelves were totally bare of bread and chicken.  Completely empty.  The produce department was looking … Continue reading

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Golf Glove Fantasies

Boy, did we try. Saturday and Sunday saw us participate in what has become one of our weekend rituals – playing the sport of golf.  Playing may or may not be the most accurate verb to describe what we do/did, … Continue reading

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