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A Nice and Colorful blog on MAURITIUS ISLAND with great High Resolution photos of its Beaches, Events, Viewpoints, Interesting places and Local life photos with a brief information about the location!!

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Our Island Mauritius - Notre Ile Maurice

Mauritius is a Tropical Island with two seasons, SUMMER and WINTER, situated in the Indian Ocean near Reunion Island and Madagascar, Mauritius is a hub for various Business of import and export, its key local resources are the tourism, textile, sugar cane and IT. Mauritius get its independence in 1968 and became Republic in 1992.

The island is well known for its natural beauty and of course the legendary bird DODO.Mauritius is a fast developing Island mainly in Hotels and IT business, with it white and sandy beaches tourist always say its Paradise ISLAND.

Well this blog is also for my brothers and sisters who are living and studing in other countries.Mauritius have 9 Districts, they are Black River, Flacq, Grand Port, Moka, Pamplemousses, Port Louis, Plaines Wilhems, Riviere du Rempart, Savanne and Rodrigues is an island of Mauritius.

The most widely-spoken language of the country is Maurtian Creole and our national language is English but speak French fluently and some talk also Hindi, urdu, chinese, tamil and bhojpuri. Mauritius has a very high advantage of its multi Regilions and culturals in the Indian Ocean and thats why people like to come to Mauritius.....

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Sunday, July 05, 2009

Carambol (Starfruit)



This is Sweet but very sometime the opposite, well also know as (Averrhoa Carambola)
is very famous in Mauritius and Native to other Countries like India, Sri Lanka
and Indonesia,..specially known as Superfruits its is very good for its Vatamin C,
Bright coloured, Vivid green to Bright Yellow and very particular in Shapes(STAR).
It's best to consume a Starfruit when ripe. An unripe fruit will appear bright green,
while a ripe Starfruit will display colors of bright yellow with a light shade of green.
They also do Pickles in Mauritius, very tasty, try some when having a visit to
MAURITIUS....

2 comments:

Cely said...

Wow this is my cousins favorite! They spent their holiday in Mauritius last month and she said it taste good!

veena said...

MAURITIUS ISLAND...
This is wonderful tropical island. I had visited Mauritius in August of 2010 with my dating partner.She liked the star fruit because it is so sour....

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