Pope Hennessy Street is named after one of the most appreciated Governors of the island during the British occupation period, and Sir Pope Hennessy reigned as governor between 1883 and 1889. If taken at full straight length, this street comprises of 3 sections; Pope Hennessy Street, Jules … Continue reading
Converting the primitive harbour that the first French settlers knew into a civilized port, was no mean achievement for Mahé de La Bourdonnais. That metamorphosis was the result of the joint efforts of European sailors, Lascar seamen from India and African slaves. A navigable channel was … Continue reading
The very first postal service in Mauritius dates back to 1772, when the island was under French rule. At that time slaves were used to deliver letters to their respective recipients. There were no physical building to serve that purpose but just the service of delivering letters to other … Continue reading
Bicycle racing in Mauritius dates back since the early 20th century. These events are very popular back in those days and participants during such occasions are quite a lot too. Bicycle racing are organized every year now and the categories vary depending on the bicycle types also. In the … Continue reading
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