Exploring Mauritius. 22/10/2014
Following the arrival of the last boats to Mauritius, the fleet have been enjoying their time exploring what the island has to offer. The 21 yachts making up the fleet have created a spectacle in the Cauden Basin in Port Louis. The fleet dressed overall with colourful flags has made the basin a main attraction for the Caudan Waterfront. On Monday, crews enjoyed a tour visiting sights of the north of Mauritius. First was a visit to the Labourdonnais Château, a beautifully restored mansion built in 1859 that played an important role in the main export of sugar in Mauritius. This was followed by a tour of L’aventure du Sucre. The museum allowed the chance for crews to fully explore the history of the sugar cane plantations and process of turning the cane in to sugar, and there was even... Click here for more info..