Once Upon A Train – by Wassim Sookia

A video documentary about the Trains Era in Mauritius by Wassim Sookia. It is true that not many of us, of the current generation, have known the railways era in Mauritius, but most of us have certainly heard about it from tales of parents and grandparents. The last passenger train was on 31 March 1956 and the overall railways ended in 1964 with its dismantling thereon. This video documentary will certainly let us live through this golden time once again!

First published: 13/07/2013

Souillac – Rochester Falls

Mauritius island, being of volcanic origin, offers quite some natural wonders that many may have had the occasion to contemplate. Found in the district of Savanne, and forming part of the Old Terracine Sugar Estate (now Pepiniere), Rochester Falls is one of those famous attractions flowing from the Savanne River. This waterfall certainly must be …


Baie du Cap – Macondé

During the early french settlement on the island in 1721 (even though the first claim of possession of the island was in 1715), there wasn’t any interior roads. All communications were done only by sea round the island in either directions. The first settlements were established at these two places only; Port Louis (North-West) and …