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My Maha Shivarathri Pilgrimage to Mauritius

The first time I heard my Mum tell the story of her Maha Shivarathri experience in Mauritius in 2010 ,I got all teary and had goosebumps.At that instant I knew going on this specific pilgrimage was something I needed to do in my lifetime at some point.   “Pilgrimage is a powerful metaphor for any journey with the purpose of finding…

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10 Reasons why I LOVE Mauritius

There is something magical about the island of Mauritius that makes one fall in love with the island and find reasons to keep returning. I personally LOVE Mauritius and any excuse to return I take it. I joked with a friend recently and said maybe I should get citizenship. My first visit to the beautiful island of Mauritius was in…

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Top blog posts of 2018

One of the things I promised my self at the start of 2018 was to spend more time on my blog creating content.The initial idea was to create four posts a month and include in each post a Pinterest Image made on Canva.Did I achieve this goal? YES I totally did and some weeks I was more creative and blog…

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Mauritius is more than just a beach holiday !

Having visited Mauritius twice in the last few years , I still want to go back. There is something magical and relaxing about this island that draws millions of visitors annually for various reasons. My first visit to the island was for my brother’s wedding and we managed to sneak in some touring around the island and my second visit…

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Aapravasi Ghat a UNESCO site in Mauritius

On the morning of my last trip to Mauritius ,we had the morning free and I was determined to see as much as I could around Port Louis.So when our family friend suggested a visit to the Aapravasi Ghat which is a UNESCO World Heritage site I was rather excited..Situated in the heart of the bustling Port Louis ,it is…

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Recipes

Chicken Kalyaa #RECIPE

I often like taking a recipe and adding my own twist to it.For years I have loved  a dish my Aunt cooks and whenever she is in Durban I request this dish.Chicken Kalyaa is my requested dish. So what is Chicken Kalyaa ? Prior to my research I knew that the dish was a yoghurt and buttermilk based chicken dish…

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Indian Wedding Rituals – Nelengu in Mauritius

In an Indian Hindu wedding there are several rituals and prayers that need to happen leading up to the wedding.These involve lots of family gatherings and fun with delicious food.All the ceremonies are very colourful,loud and filled with family and friends.In the days leading up to the wedding the homes of the bridal couple are bustling with people and there…

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