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Porlwi By Nature

After their first two consecutive years of success, the Porlwi Collective team came up with a different concept this time for their third contemporary art event and the theme for this year was concentrated on Nature. The first edition was Porlwi by Light, the second edition was Porlwi by Light: People, and this third edition…

Hiking Iconic Pieter Both Mountain

The iconic Pieter Both mountain! Geographically, this ‘monument’ forms part of the Port Louis/Moka Range of mountains and is practically an emblem for the island. The uniqueness of its appearance having a boulder-type rock standing proudly on a peak is just magnificent, and by mentioning ‘icon’, this picture is even representing the island Mauritius in…

Hiking Le Morne Mountain

One Thursday evening (04/08/16), I received a call from my good friend Idriss about hiking Le Morne mountain for Saturday morning. One week after achieving Piton de la Petite Riviere Noire mountain, and now that the access to Le Morne mountain has been opened to the public… yes, previously it was a private access and one could only…

Climbing Lion Mountain

Well, after having climbed Corps de Garde and Le Pouce Mountain respectively, and maintaining our fortnightly mountain-climbing activity, this weekend our target was Lion Mountain. Found in the district of Grand Port, this mountain is quite famous by its appearance, taking the shape of a sitting Lion. And it was time to pay a visit…

Climbing Le Pouce Mountain

Having recently climbed the Corps de Garde Mountain, the thrill was still present to continue this adventure for other mountains as well in Mauritius, and our (me and my two work colleagues) next attempt was for Le Pouce Mountain. Found in the region of St Pierre/Moka, this mountain has the reputation of being among the…