Holidays in Mauritius Markets for Bargainsby Howard Shen | on August 16, 2012Holidays in Mauritius has never been this exciting, especially when you go on markets forbargains. It is more than shopping or marketing; it is an interesting venture, as if you arejourneying through the culture and civilization of Mauritius, seeing sights of artwork and drumswhich originated from Africans, multicolored saris, suits, and other things to see that areevidences of this diversity.The multicolored and traditional markets give you a one of a kind experience, allowing you to beas one with the Mauritians as you journey through their way of life. And the best thing abouttheir markets is that, you can buy more than you anticipated because bargaining is Mauritiusnational sport. Their markets truly define the term “Markets for Bargains”.
The heart and core of Mauritius is found in their markets. The products that they sellreflect their culture and customs. Your first stop is the Central Market located at the center of thecapital or the City Center, Port Louis. This is the best place to shop when you are spending yourHolidays in Mauritius.
The Central Market is a busy outdoor market and manifests the effervescent culture of Mauritius.There are stalls for fruits, vegetables and sea foods, placed side by side with the medicinal herbs,traditional remedies, trinkets and souvenirs. There are also stalls for affordable clothing and also,
a special section for artworks and crafts. Aside from that, you can have a taste of the Mauritiusfoods found everywhere. If you want to experience a real bazaar ambiance, then visit the Grand Bay Bazaar on offRoyal Road Town Centre, Grand Bay. While you are setting foot to Grand Bay, you willdiscover a lot of shops on both sides of the road, where you can purchase pareos, clothing orsouvenirs. The entrance itself is very striking with the two giant Buddha. The sellers entice youto their shops and there you can use your bargaining skills to ask for a lesser price; the prices oftheir goods are not very costly, though.There are stalls where you can find multicolored bags, textile and handiwork; others on the otherhand offer lovely stones and jewelry. And no need to worry if you need to grab a snack after allthe shopping because there is a snack stand fronting the Grand Bay. Your next stop is Quatre Bornes Market on the main road south of Port Louis near toCurepipe. This is a mini-version of the Central Market, which means it is less busy. This marketis popular for its bargain fabrics and textiles at reasonable rates.
The Quatre Bornes Market is the one market that you can come across all kinds of clothes andlinens at budget-friendly prices. There are also other stalls that do not only sell textiles, likeShirts, under garments, curtains, kitchen utensils and of course, souvenirs. The last but definitely not the least is the Craft Market on Barkly Wharf, Le CaudanWaterfront. You can purchase a lot of goods and souvenirs here like the classic Mauritiusmemorabilia which are the ship models. This market has 36 stalls where you can avail ofsculptures, artworks, handicraft, and spices. The market has the feel of Mauritius, adorned withthe Mauritian theme. This is another market that makes you feel the spirit of Mauritius.
There you go! What a way to spend your Holidays in Mauritius by going on tour andshopping on markets for bargains and experience not only the bountiful goods and items withtheir affordable prices, but also the culture and custom of Mauritius itself. So if you are planningto have your Holidays in Mauritius, markets for bargains are the places to be. Like and Comment Below! Who else wants to learn how to make money blogging?This entry was posted in Travel
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