• Follow Charles Darwin's Footsteps in Mauritius

    27 days ago - By Elite Traveler

    Charles Darwin first visited Mauritius in 1836 and is credited as being the first person to climb the third-highest mountain on the island. The mountain, Le Pouce , rises 2,665 ft high, so it can be conquered by both families and couples. In this offering from Heritage Resorts, you can follow in Darwin's footsteps with a professional guide who will share knowledge about the local flora and fauna. Upon reaching the mountain's peak, you'll be rewarded with splendid uninterrupted views: To the north, you'll see the small islands that lie off Mauritius, and to the west you'll look down over...
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