Entries by Susan Fleming

Port Louis Central Market

Port Louis Central Market Port Louis Central Market is the home of the largest market, in Mauritius. Here is where you can find fresh food items, local dishes, and a selection of handcrafted goods. Located very close to the harbour in La Corderie Street and it is always crowded, with a buzzing atmosphere. It is a good place […]

Martello Tower Mauritius

Martello Tower Mauritius The Martello Tower Mauritius is an old coastal fort on La Preneuse Beach in the west of the island.  Refurbished in the late 1990s and transformed into a museum. Martello towers, sometimes known simply as Martellos, are small defensive forts that were built across the British Empire during the 19th century, from […]

Aapravasi Ghat

Aapravasi Ghat cis one of the key monuments in Mauritian History, and is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is due to the indelible mark it has left on the history, culture and society of Mauritius. This historical site was used as an immigration depot by the colonial British government in 1849. They werr testing out the economy […]