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View from Cafe at the Tea Plantations of Bois Cheri in Mauritius - Things to in Mauritius - Visits in Mauritius - Enjoy tea tasting in Mauritius

Things to do in Mauritius: Visit and lunch at the tea plantations of Bois Chéri

After the Domaine des Aubineaux, the tea plantations are the second stop of the tea route in Mauritius. Bois Chéri is located in the southern part of Mauritius, just a few kilometers from Ganga Talao, […]

Entrance of Rum distillery of Chamarel - Locaed in the Southern part of Mauritius. Things to do in Mauritius

Things to do in Mauritius: Visit of the Rhumerie de Chamarel

Rum Distillery of Chamarel in Mauritius Located in the southern part of the island, on the outskirts of the Black River Gorges National Park, you find the Rhumerie de Chamarel, a beautiful Rum Distillery. At […]

A bowl of boulettes at le Ti Kouloir - the best place to eat boulettes in Grand Baie.

A very Mauritian street food lunch at Ti’ Kouloir in Grand Baie

What a funny little place in a small street in Grand Baie. If you are looking for the best ‘boulettes‘ in the north of the island: you must go to Ti’ Kouloir. What are boulettes?! […]

Fish Market in Grand Bay

Yesterday we went for a little drive and ended up in Grand Bay. When we lived there I used to go to the fish market all the time. Now this is not a big market, […]

Exotic fruit: meet the kaffir lime… and what’s hidden behind the name

So not at all a native species to Mauritius, but we are just back from Reunion Island where it is widely used. I am lucky enough to live in a house, where about 15 years ago there […]

Little hamper from Mauritius

A few weeks ago, I posted about goodies we got sent from Reunion Island. We are going to visit a few friends while we are there so today I went to Chateau de Labourdonnais to […]

Exotic fruit: meet the breadfruit

Another fruit (vegetable?) that I had never tasted before coming to Mauritius: the breadfruit. Think about it a bit like a big potato. The texture once boiled is probably a bit more soft in the […]

Wonderful lady!

With my husband’s job, we get to live in a very nice house on the east coast. I don’t have direct sunrise, but my views are stunning, the house is awesome. With the very nice […]

Exotic Fruit: meet the Jamblon

Jamblon, Java Plum, Jamun or Jamblang (Syzygium cumini) a few of the names for this strange little fruit. Looks like an olive, taste like – I don’t know actually what it tastes like exactly. It’s extremely tart, […]

Goodies from the sister island – take 2

When your friend’s mum sends you nice things fro the neighbours island La Réunion it is always a nice surprise!