Celebrating Freedom

>> Saturday, March 10, 2012

Hello World…
Tomorrow, the 12 March is the Independence Day of Mauritius…
Time to commemorate the struggle for liberty of our ancestors
Time to subsist the patriotism of our beloved motherland
Behind the façade of the national ceremonial conventions & protocols, this day is also the day to reflect on the symbolism of this day…

Our flag is made up of 4 color stripes
red symbolising the country's struggle for independence
blue being the color of our ocean &some say it’s the color of our sky
yellow standing for a bright future for Mauritius following its independence & some say it’s the color of our sand &sun
and green being the fauna & flore of the island
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for me it is the day where I am reminded why I do feel proud to be born on this small island lost in the Indian Ocean…known to some and unknown to so many….
Our beaches & flore & fauna
Being a tropical island gifted with some magnificent shores &lagoons, our island has always promoted this side of it…
But the ocean represents the ultimate escapade to Mauritian where the current wash away our stress & worries for some laughter & fun
The waves sprinkling us to a fresh & serene attitude
The endless horizon of the ocean around the island, reminding us that there are more journey & voyage to discover on the ocean of life…
Moving away from the holiday post card beaches, the other essences of the island can be perceived through its rich diversities:
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People & culture
Mauritius is a multicultural community where you will find different religion community, culture and beliefs…
but the beauty in this that no matter one’s religion & ethnicity, we have found a way to live in peace irrespective of our so many differences…
Despite many controversies, I always feel proud of our unity & our ability to blend with each other so easily…
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Cuisine Benefitting from our rich cultural heritage, the local Creole cuisine will mirror this legacy…
a combination of east & west sparkled with colorful spices
Today the Island is now an established offshore platform for many countries wishing to transact with Africa & India with bourgeoning markets.

But we are a still a struggling nation where every day & night, so many people are fighting to have a better place to live
Tomorrow floating & branding the color of our flag high up in the sky, will be to reinstate the 4 symbolism of the Mauritian flag


dont remain silent March 11, 2012 at 6:04 AM  

Long live Mauritious!!!! Happy Independence Day to this paradise place. As Greek i tottaly understand the struggle of liberty. We had many struggles before but we managed to get our freedom. Im really touched by ur flag´s description. Love to all from Greece..:) :)

Thomas Lee March 11, 2012 at 7:25 AM  

Happy Independence Day,may your beautiful country continue to prosper in this fast changing world.

Caribù March 11, 2012 at 3:46 PM  

Hi Gaia,thank you very much, I wish you a beautiful new week. Hugs. Caribù

Caribù March 15, 2012 at 5:33 PM  

Hi Gaia, thank you very much. I wish you a wonderful day. Smiles for you. Hugs.

BlogS of Hariyanto March 16, 2012 at 1:15 AM  

happy indpendence day for MAURITIUS :)

LEMO HOMESTAY March 16, 2012 at 1:16 AM  

beauty place with full color..HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY ^_^

Dila March 16, 2012 at 1:27 AM  

Amei seu post.
Bom fim de semana!

Jolly Princess March 17, 2012 at 11:21 PM  

Happy Independence Day! Have a great celebration. :)

Cheqna March 18, 2012 at 7:31 AM  

Lovely Mauritius :-)

Caribù March 18, 2012 at 8:05 AM  

Thank you very much my friend Gaia, I wish you a wonderful Sunday! Greetings from Italy. Hugs

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Caribù March 22, 2012 at 1:53 PM  

Hi Gaia, thank you vry much, good night my friend. Hugs

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Magia da Inês March 28, 2012 at 1:56 AM  

Boa quarta-feira cheia de coisas boas: saúde, paz e alegrias.


Magia da Inês March 31, 2012 at 7:55 AM  

Bom fim de semana!

Caribù April 1, 2012 at 7:59 AM  

Hello Gaia, thank you very much for your visit and gift. I wish you a wonderful Sunday and new week.Hugs

BlogS of Hariyanto April 1, 2012 at 8:44 PM  

was here again my friend, support for your nice blog :)

Magia da Inês April 7, 2012 at 1:38 AM  

Páscoa é renascer.
É ser de novo.
Agora é o tempo de aniquilar a rotina.
Por isso seja de novo!
Feliz recomeçar!
Feliz Páscoa!


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