It’s all well and good being seduced by pristine beaches and turquoise waters but Mauritius has a lot more waiting to surprise and delight you. Andy Mossack reports on just where to find it.
Rupert Parker visits Mauritius’s little sister and finds the best way to get around is on foot.
As I circle Rodrigues, it’s clear that it’s tiny – only 11 miles long and 4 miles wide, and completely encircled by its own coral reef. It lies 350 miles east of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, and I’m taking the 90 minute hop on a small ATR prop plane.