Guide to Mauritius, with travel information for backpackers on the islands and culture, including Port Louis, Mascarene Archipelago, and the Pamplemousses Gardens
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Guide to Mauritius, with travel information for backpackers on the islands and culture, including Port Louis, Mascarene Archipelago, and the Pamplemousses Gardens
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Guide to Mauritius, with travel information for backpackers on the islands and culture, including Port Louis, Mascarene Archipelago, and the Pamplemousses Gardens

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     A concise guide to the history, culture and traditions including other relevant
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Guide to Mauritius, with travel information for backpackers on the islands and culture, including Port Louis, Mascarene Archipelago, and the Pamplemousses Gardens
Guide to Mauritius, with travel information for backpackers on the islands and culture, including Port Louis, Mascarene Archipelago, and the Pamplemousses Gardens
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Guide to Mauritius, with travel information for backpackers on the islands and culture, including Port Louis, Mascarene Archipelago, and the Pamplemousses Gardens

A comprehensive Embassy register including border-crossing requirements.

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    City: PORT LOUIS
    Mission: British High Commission
    Address: Les Cascades Building, Edith Cavell Street
    Port Louis
    P O Box 1063
    Tel: (230) 211 1361
    (230) 253 4049 (emergency)
    (230) 211 1361 (Consular/Immigration)
    Fax: (230) 211 1369
    (230) 212 8470 (Consular/Immigration)
    E-mail: bhc@bow.intnet.mu
    infobhc@bow.intnet.mu (Information Section)
    Hours: Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri: 04:00-12:00
    Wed: 04:00-10:00
    
United States UP


    City: PORT LOUIS
    Mission: Embassy of the United States
    Address: 4th Floor, Rogers House,
    John Kennedy Avenue,
    Port Louis
    Tel: 230-208 2347
    Fax: 230-208 9534
    E-mail: usembass@intnet.mu
    Hours: 08:00 to 16:30

Guide to Mauritius, with travel information for backpackers on the islands and culture, including Port Louis, Mascarene Archipelago, and the Pamplemousses Gardens
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Guide to Mauritius, with travel information for backpackers on the islands and culture, including Port Louis, Mascarene Archipelago, and the Pamplemousses Gardens
Ambulance, Fire and Police numbers are listed. Marine, Mountain and Consulate (24Hr) Emergency numbers to follow, where applicable.

Guide to Mauritius, with travel information for backpackers on the islands and culture, including Port Louis, Mascarene Archipelago, and the Pamplemousses Gardens
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Guide to Mauritius, with travel information for backpackers on the islands and culture, including Port Louis, Mascarene Archipelago, and the Pamplemousses Gardens

This section will help you assess the potential risks and plan the precautions you need to take both before you go and once you are away.

Worldwide protection for backpackers of all nationalities:
World Travel Center!

Travel health issues tackled from every angle at:
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Guide to Mauritius, with travel information for backpackers on the islands and culture, including Port Louis, Mascarene Archipelago, and the Pamplemousses Gardens
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Guide to Mauritius, with travel information for backpackers on the islands and culture, including Port Louis, Mascarene Archipelago, and the Pamplemousses Gardens

bakpaka is in the process of researching accessibility for ALL travellers worldwide.

The information being collated reflects the standards and facilities available concerning transport, accommodation, places of interest, leisure pursuits and communication.

Airport facilities and much more at:
World Airport Guide

Students!!! Save now with the ISIC or ISE Card. Discounts on hotels, transportation, museums and more all over the world:
ISE Cards
and
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It's good to talk, with over 2,500 languages worldwide:
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Guide to Mauritius, with travel information for backpackers on the islands and culture, including Port Louis, Mascarene Archipelago, and the Pamplemousses Gardens
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Guide to Mauritius, with travel information for backpackers on the islands and culture, including Port Louis, Mascarene Archipelago, and the Pamplemousses Gardens

General and country specific tips for backpackers, including things to do and see. We are looking for your input, so email tips & anecdotes letting your fellow backpackers and us know what's happening out there!!!

If you would like to become an author, please email us:
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Lonely Planet online

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Responsible travel to natural areas, which conserves the enviroment and sustains the livelihood of local people.

Visit the CI Ecotourism Section of The Ecotravel Centre at:
Ecotourism

For tailor-made experiences take the Travel Link to:
Wildland Adventures

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News and comment from around the world:
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Guide to Mauritius, with travel information for backpackers on the islands and culture, including Port Louis, Mascarene Archipelago, and the Pamplemousses Gardens
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Guide to Mauritius, with travel information for backpackers on the islands and culture, including Port Louis, Mascarene Archipelago, and the Pamplemousses Gardens

This section will develop into a comprehensive guide to current weather and seasonal trends experienced in this country, and advise on weather related issues affecting places of interest.

Current regional conditions and forecasts:
Weather Asia

Guide to Mauritius, with travel information for backpackers on the islands and culture, including Port Louis, Mascarene Archipelago, and the Pamplemousses Gardens
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Guide to Mauritius, with travel information for backpackers on the islands and culture, including Port Louis, Mascarene Archipelago, and the Pamplemousses Gardens

bakpaka is compiling a hostel and budget accommodation guide to suit your needs. In the meantime why not check out the worldwide accommodation options below and through our travel link…

The booking system operated by The International Youth Hostel Federation:
IBN

The Hostelz guide to Hostels
The Tripavisor guide to Worldwide Accommodations

A comprehensive Cyber Café register is currently under construction.

The most comprehensive guide on the net:
Cyber Cafes

Here's a selection operating in this country:

    Cybercafe
    Manhatten Centre,
    Curepipe,
    Mauritius.
    Cost /hour: MUR20 per 15 minutes

    Cyber2000
    Centre Commerciale, Phoenix Sivananda Street,
    Phoenix, Mauritius.
    Tel: 230 6985473
    Fax: 230 6985509
    Email: cyber2000@intnet.mu
    Hours: 09:00-20.30 /21:00-22:00
    Cost /hour: 1.10 rupees per minute
Guide to Mauritius, with travel information for backpackers on the islands and culture, including Port Louis, Mascarene Archipelago, and the Pamplemousses Gardens
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Guide to Mauritius, with travel information for backpackers on the islands and culture, including Port Louis, Mascarene Archipelago, and the Pamplemousses Gardens

bakpaka is in the process of building a Travel Information Centre. In the meantime updated travel advice can be found at the following addresses:

Although this information can sometimes be specific, the majority will be of use to all nationalities travelling abroad.

U.S. Citizens
U.K. Citizens
U.S. Customs
U.K. Customs


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