Port Louis and SSR Gardens August 24th 2015 Today we get up a bit earlier. We have booked a tour to the Mauritian capital of Port Louis. Our guide turns out to be Ibrahim who is the driver who took us from the airport to the hotel when we arrived here.
We drive past the Le Morne Brabant mountain which Ibrahim tells us is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. He tells us a very sad story about the mountain. During the years when slavery was b ... read more
Africa » Mauritius » Port Louis Discovered by the Portuguese in 1505, Mauritius was subsequently held by the Dutch, French, and British before independence was attained in 1968. A stable democracy with regular free elections and a positive human rights record, the country has attra... ... read more
Former TravelPod Member: the.sheehan
Joined: June 22nd, 2015
We live in Melbourne, Australia, with our three offspring Scott, Emma and Troy, Coco the dog, and cats Sidney and Chilli. As at 2015 our offspring have all left school and should, in theory at least, be capable of fending for themselves, so as long as they don't kill each other or burn the house down, we can now happily trip off into the sunset.
Issy was born in Malta. She came to Australia with her family when she was four, and as at early 2015 she's never been back.
I was born in London to Australian parents who met ... full info