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 …


Old Churches around Mauritius

Since the French rule till the British Colony there has been quite some very strong and exemplary Churches built throughout the island, and these structures, till now, are as dominantly eye-catching in wherever region they are found. We have wandered around the island to archive them where possible. This article is NOT MEANT FOR ANY …


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

Chamarel Coloured Earth – 1960s

One of the wonders of Mauritius certainly involves the Chamarel Coloured Earth tourist attraction. Found in the village of Chamarel, this place offers a wide variety of earth in different colours of volcanic origin, and from what have been determined, it consists of 7 different colours. The Seven Coloured Earth(s) (Terres des Sept Couleurs in …