Port-Louis is a town most people see during the week or on Saturdays.
At those times, it is a town bustling with activity where everyone is in a hurry. People are busy as they are either working or hurrying in and out of shops. Vendors and merchants are shouting everywhere to attract customers and long queues develop in front of various food outlets. Saturdays are no different as even if not many offices are open, shops still are and the horse races at the Champ de Mars attract a lot of people too.
On Sundays however, Port-Louis takes on a completely new face.
No more cars and honking all over the place. Empty pavements, except for a few wandering tourists. No more rush… time ceases to exist and it is then possible to relax and cast a new look on this beautiful town. Continue reading “Port Louis on a quiet Sunday”→
‘La Pointe Koenig’ at the very end of ‘Les Salines Pilot’ in Rivière Noire is a place I knew well as a child as at the time it was privately owned and I had the opportunity to go there from time to time with my family.
I really have fond memories of the place and some some weird ones too like seeing my first and only UFO! Well now as an adult I do think there’s probably some reasonable and logical explanation to the weird lights we saw that one night, but I still don’t have that explanation. As a child I just know that it scared the h*ll out of me! Continue reading “La Pointe Koenig”→
If you are spending part of the day in Port-Louis with kids and you need a little time to catch your breath and let them run around without being on their back too much, I really recommend that you stop at the playground on the Port-Louis Waterfront.