Antoine Rose, strapped and leaning outside on the skid of a helicopter with all doors removed, chooses the vertical point of view. Suspended in the air, 300 to 10,000 feet above its subject, the photographer immortalizes scenes that impose double reading, a real challenge. From a distance, the image is abstract and sometimes poetic. But when getting closer, the retina gradually guesses.
Mauritius Aapravasi Ghat UNESCO World Heritage Site. What a fascinating story … A visit to the Aapravasi Ghat in Port Louis is a must. The UNESCO World Heritage Site saw the arrival of about half a million indentured labourers mostly from India. Over 70% of our population have ancestors who arrived in Mauritius at this landing station.
Offering panoramic views of the entire Port Louis city, stands the historic Fort Adelaide. Locally referred to as La Citadel, it was built by the Britishers in anticipation of civil war by the French settlements surrounding Mauritius. Though the fort is in ruins, the remnants give you a fair idea about this former domineering landmark.
The Jummah Mosque (Jummah Masjid; formerly Mosquée des Arabes, "Mosque of the Arabs") is a mosque in Port Louis, Mauritius dating from the 1850s. The building combines Indian, Creole and Islamic architecture. The Jummah Mosque houses the remains of Jamal Shah (a pir from Kutch, India) in a marble tomb next to the mosque.
The Kwan Tee Pagoda The Kwan Tee or Guan Di Pagoda is the oldest in the Southern Hemisphere and the oldest one in Mauritius. Located at Les Salines, on a Longitude of -20°9'42.12" and Latitude 57°29'31.2", it faces the sea and against the mountains. Its construction and location abides by the principles of spirituality.
Le Pouce is the third highest mountain in Mauritius, at 812 meters. Only Piton de la Petite Rivière Noire and Pieter Both are taller. It is named Le Pouce because of the thumb-shaped peak of the mountain. It can be viewed from the capital of Mauritius, Port Louis, and is a popular hike for the view of the city. The mountain is in the Moka Range and is closest to the village of La Laura-Malenga in the Moka District. Charles Darwin ascended the mountain on 2 May 1836.
The oldest statue of Lenin in Krasnodar (sculptor K. Dietrich) is in the park to VI Lenin, on the street Vishnyakova. The monument was built in 1925, a year after the death of the Soviet leader. A decision on its creation was accepted 23 January 1924 at a meeting of workers of Krasnodar.
Jardins de la Compagnie is by far the city's most attractive garden, with its vast banyan trees, huge number of statues, quiet benches and fountains. During the day it's perfectly safe, but avoid it at night, when it becomes a favoured hang-out for prostitutes and drug addicts. In early colonial times, the garden was the vegetable patch of the French East India Company. Today, it's best known for its statues of local sculptor Prosper d'Épinay and much-loved musician Ti Frère.
Location of Port Louis on a map. Port Louis is the capital city of Mauritius. It has a population of 155,226, and is located on a latitue of -20.16 and longitude of 57.5. It has a population of 155,226, and is located on a latitue of -20.16 and longitude of 57.5.
The postal museum is found near the Port-Louis waterfront, not very far from the children’s playground I talked about a while back. The building is a beautiful rock building from the 19th century, built in 1868 and classified as historic monument in 1958.
About: Port Louis is the capital city of Mauritius. The area of Port Louis is 46.7 km² and the population was 149,672 in 2015. The coordinates of Port Louis are 20.1609° S, 57.5012° E. The main international airport is Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport.
Photography Museum Address: Old Council Street, Port Louis, Mauritius, MU Tel: +230 211 1705 This museum may be small, but it is extremely engaging. Full of old photographs of Mauritius and Port Louis, this is the ideal place to get a glimpse of what this island was like before the advent of tourism.
The Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden (sometimes shortened to the SSR Botanical Garden), commonly known as the Pamplemousses Botanical Garden, is a popular tourist attraction in Pamplemousses, near Port Louis, Mauritius, and the oldest botanical garden in the Southern Hemisphere.
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The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, also known as the Saint Louis Cathedral, is a cathedral of the Roman Catholic Church located in the Central West End area of St. Louis, Missouri. Completed in 1914, it is the mother church of the Archdiocese of St. Louis and the seat of its archbishop, currently Robert James Carlson.
Port Louis – Tombeau Malartic – Broken in two – APR 1892 Cyclones in Mauritius are very common due to the island’s geographical location in the tropics. Summer months are very prone to such occurings and as we already know, they are both beneficial as well as unwanted.
Port Louis, Capital City of Mauritius. Port Louis, the cosmopolitan capital city of Mauritius was founded in 1735 by the French governor and pioneer Bertrand-François Mahé de La Bourdonnais. Located on the Northwest Coast, Port Louis is the administrative and business capital of the island.