Walking on Umbrellas street near Marina in Port Louis in a summer afternoon, Mauritius. Port Louis is the capital city of Mauritius, located on the west side of the island. The Waterfront area has a lot of interesting stuff for tourists - a variety of restaurants, a good promenade with plenty of seating, museums and shops. Here, where the brightly coloured umbrellas shade the street, one can find lots of shops and the craft market for gifts to take home. When it is hot one can buy a cool drink from the juice bars at the street. There are some good coffee places too. The views over the harbour are worth lingering over. One has to be quick to find a free bench as the area is very popular among the locals. Luckily one can enjoy live jazz perfomance of a street band.
Welcome to Earth! It's a planet having an iron core, with two-thirds of its surface covered by water. Earth orbits a local star called the Sun, the light of which generates the food supply for all the millions of species of life on earth. The dominant species on Earth is the human being, and you're one of the six billion of them! Humans have iron in their blood, and their bodies are composed of two-thirds water, just like the planet they live on. The physical composition of the Earth, its people and everything on it contains an electro-magnetic field which is not yet fully understood. Theories and legends about the origin of Earth, people and life itself abound, however they are not commonly discussed. The bulk of earth's people spend their time immersed in daily activities, leaving the big questions for later. "Who are we? Where did we come from? Where are we going? How will we get there?" Many religions and philosophies have attempted to answer these questions over the years, but so far none has given an answer that everyone on the planet can accept. In contrast to all the disagreement, the similarities among people on earth are far, far greater than any differences. Welcome again to Earth! Enjoy your stay, and try to stay calm.