For centuries, Africans walked through the "door of no return"directly into slave ships. Nowadays, the portal of this fort so central to one of history's greatest crimes has a new name, hung on a sign leading back in from the roaring Atlantic Ocean: "The door of return." via .hobotraveler.com
Mauritius is an island nation in the Indian Ocean off the southeast coast of the African continent. The first Portuguese explorers found no indigenous people living on the island in 1507. The island of Mauritius was the only home of the Dodo bird. The bird became extinct fewer than eighty years after its discovery.