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Mauritius

Mauritius

This is one of those places that has just explode it in terms of tourism. The white sand beaches of its coast is really bringing people there.

Virgin Atlantic has just started direct roués from London. Also, this small island became recently the central port for the cruises of the Costa Company. New hotels have opened its doors recently such as the Four Seasons resort and the Anahita Mauritius with four restaurants, three marvelous beaches and an aryuvedic spa.

The pristine beaches and the translucent green blue sea water are the main attractions of Mauritius but many other natural environments can be enjoyed in Mauritius. Nature lovers will enjoy The Black River Gorges and its surroundings. This is a huge reserve with a humid sub-tropical forest with endemic flora and the rare biological species.

In 2006, the UNESCO announced that the place of Aapravasi Ghat, the location at the Port Louis harbor where Indian immigrants first landed in Mauritius, has been named World Heritage Site.

Tunisia

Tunisia

A new wave of boutique hotels has been installed in historic residences for your enjoyment. These hotels are near marvelous beaches of white sand. For example, Villa Didon in Cartaghe, has a restaurant originally administered by Alain Ducasse. TripAdvidor is rating Jerba, the small island located south of Tunisia, as the number one place to visit in 2008.

Art enthusiasts and lovers will find many alternatives in Mauritius. Exhibitions of the works of local artists are held at the School of Fine Arts of the Mahatma Gandhi Institute in Moka or at the Alliance Française at Bell Village.

Libya

This is a country that had some political issues wit the United States. However this is over since 4 years ago the United Stated lifted the prohibition that had on American Citizens to visit Libya.

Right now, this North African socialist country is prospering. A new airport in Tripoli will soon be constructed. New hotels, golf courses, and luxurious hotels will be built in the pristine Mediterranean coasts of this North African country. Many Greek and Roman ruins are available to see within Libya.

Tripoli, Libya’s capital, has many museums and places to visit including: the Government Library, the Epigraphy Museum, the Archaeological Museum, the Islamic Museum, and the Ethnographic Museum. The Jamahiriya Museum, built in consultation with UNESCO, Libya’s most famous. It has one of the best collections of classical art in Africa.

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