Category Archives: Africa

Seychelles, Africa

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Seychells is famous for Stunning Beaches Photo by: Tobias Alt

Seychelles Beach Vacation

Seychelles Beach Holidays
La Digue Island, Seychelles   Photo by: Martin210
La Digue Island, Seychelles

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Mauritius

Mauritius which is one of the popular tourist destinations among beach lovers and honeymoon travelers, is an island nation off the southeast coast of the African continent in the southwest Indian Ocean. The environment of Mauritius is simply Amazing and also the main attraction to the travelers.

A Beautiful Beach in Mauritius Photo Courtesy: flickr.com/photos/subzi73/107698907/
Mauritius

Mauritius Beaches

Mauritius is a real delight for those who want to take pleasure of soaking up in the sun on beautiful sandy beaches. Here are some of the best beaches of Mauritius .

Blue Bay Beach
This is one of the popular beaches especially among tourists who love to soak in ocean. The Blue Bay Beach is located in the South-East of the Mauritius island. Blue Bay Beach, Mauritius is also good for windsurfing and sailing.

Grand Bay
Grad Bay, Mauritius is one of the best spots for sailing, windsurfing and water skiing. La Cuvette beach at Grand Bay has been recently upgraded.

Belle Mare
Kilometers of stunningly beautiful beach from Belle Mare to Trou-d’Eau Douce

Pereybere
This remarkable small cove half-way between Cap Malheureux and Grand Bay is fine bathing spot on the island.

Flic en Flac
This small fisherman’s village rapidly grew into a hot tourist spot within the last 20 years. Unlike other tourist sports, Mauritius government and tourism authority put strict control over the development of this area in-order to preserve the natural beauty. The result is a magnificent beach holiday spot with white sandy beaches fringe with filaos or Casuarina trees.

Le Morne & TamarinLe Morne, Mauritius
This is another spot where you can enjoy long beaches for bathing. Le Morne & Tamarin are also very popular for surfing.

Honeymoon in Mauritius
If you are looking for a very special place to spend your honeymoon, Mauritius is definitely the place for you. Every hotel on the island offers extensive wedding and honeymoon packages. They can also help you in organizing every single detail of the ceremony.
Everything is possible in Mauritius. You can choose to have an intimate, private occasion or a more adventurous way of exchanging vows.On a sunny beach side, under the sea or in the sky, Mauritius will transform your wedding or your honeymoon into an unforgettable moment.

GETTING MARRIED IN MAURITIUS
The “Marital Status Act” specifies that non-residents can get married the day following the posting of the marriage banns.

However, the couple must obtain a certificate that the Prime Minister’s Office issues to the Registrar of Births, Deaths and

Marriages stating that they are not Mauritian citizens or Mauritian residents. This certificate can be obtained beforehand by sending a request to the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 7th Floor, Emmanuel Anquetil Building, Port-Louis. Tel: (230) 201 1727, Fax:(230) 211 2420. The document must be accompanied by 2 birth certificate copies of both spouses and of their passports (first three pages), as well as any other document relating to cases of divorce or widowhood.

A request for a non-resident certificate must reach the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages at least 10 days before the date set for the marriage. A Marriage can take place in the presence of a Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages or at the hotel.

Catholics wishing to get married in Mauritius are requested to contact the Port-Louis Diocese to obtain the necessary

Giza, Egypt

Are you planning to visit Giza, Egypt? Take a look the Giza travel guide before you arrive the destination.
Giza, Egypt:
Giza is located in Egypt, on the west bank of the Nile River. It is in the northern region of Egypt. Giza is the third largest city in Egypt. Giza is only 20km from Egypt’s capital, Cairo. It is the second largest suburb in the entire world.

Giza ClimateGiza Attractions: The Giza Plateau is famous for all of its ancient architectural monuments. Here you can see the Great Sphinx, The Great Pyramid of Giza, and several other pyramids, sanctuaries, and monuments. Giza has the first zoo that was created on the whole continent of Africa.
Giza or Gizah, Egypt is also home to Orman Park, which means Forest Park.

Photograph of Egyptian Pyramids of Giza (Gizah)
Giza, Egypt

Giza ClimateClimate: The climate for Giza is a cross between a Mediterranean climate and a continental climate. Due to the Nile River Valley, it is often humid. During March and April there is a tendency for wind storms. The high temperatures in the winter range between 54 and 62 degrees Fahrenheit. During the night-time in the winter it can drop to 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Because of these lower temperatures, the Sahara desert that occupies much of Egypt is considered a cold desert. In the summer time the low temperature is 68 degrees Fahrenheit and the high can get up to 104 degrees. Precipitation is rare, but when they do get rain, it can cause sudden flooding.

Giza ClimateGiza Facts: The population of Giza is over 2.6 million people. Giza’s economy depends on movies, chemicals, cigarettes and its expensive homes and apartments along the Nile. Egypt has an extensive railway, subway, and road network, making travel easy. The currency is the Egyptian Pound, which is equivalent to 18 cents in USD. The official language of Egypt is the Standard Arabic in written form and Egyptian Arabic in spoken form. English, French, and German are popular in business and tourism areas of the cities.

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