22 December 2014
Friday, 13 September 2013 09:00 Written by Devanand Rampersad
The North of the island rather flat and almost dry includes spots and sceneries that anchor in the mind, such is the natural beauty and the opportunities it offers for exploration and discovering new and exotic sites.
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It is a small village past the different areas from Port Louis and an array of colourful and fascinating landscapes and spectacular sceneries that nobody fails to admire. Anse la Raie is reached almost after a short leisurely drive from Port Louis. It is located a kilometre from Cap Malheureux. It boasts of a small beautiful beach ideal for picnics.
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The people of Rodrigues do not shy away from showing their attachment to their unique identity. They share the different aspects of their culture through its specificities. When we think of Rodrigues, we tend to immediately associate the island with craft and wickerwork. But this week we are going to discover how Rodrigues is much more, through its simple yet authentic and tasty delicacies.
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The Grand Port range with its assortment of soft mountain slopes and peaks and a variegated outline running parallel to the coast and at places receding backward sports the just outfit for a real eye treat.
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Friday, 23 August 2013 08:00 Written by Sunil Gopal
Jaunpur was the next destination of Dr. Mrs. Sarita Boodhoo after her active participation in the award ceremony organised by the Bhojpuri Academy of Bihar in Patna.
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When you think of India – one of the most populated places on the planet – the mind instantly turns to its deep and rich culture of history, religion, and of course food. It has one of the most diverse and yet similar cuisines on the planet.
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Friday, 09 August 2013 09:00 Written by Devanand Rampersad
The village derives its name from a rich landowner of the nineteenth century rightly called Charles Pereybère. He owned land in Grand Bay. Besides he was a writer. He indulged in writing ‘feuilletons creoles’.
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There is no end to developments and expansions in and around Grand Bay. Its new limits have no bar. Eastwards it is moving towards the Vale, westward towards Mon Choisy, including all its paraphernalia, to the South towards Triolet and to the North towards Cap Malheureux to the point that sooner or later the whole will claim the aegis of Grand Bay.
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There was a time when Grand Bay personified that mood and was the envy of many who looked for such advantages in their environment. There still prevails a calm and serene atmosphere that attracts the tourists and locals in search of peace and tranquillity. Grand Bay conjures up the picture of a romantic and idyllic spot home to many love birds and young and bubbling youth. Grand Bay has not lost its pristine lustre that even in its wild and savage state attracted hundreds of visitors.
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Friday, 19 July 2013 08:00 Written by Devanand Rampersad
The above part of the island keeps on enthralling and impressing one and all by the very many interesting things, both natural and man-made in existence over there.
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The North of the island contrasts greatly with the South in that nature has not bestowed upon it the same landscape that delights tourists and locals as well. This does not mean that the North does not have its share of the gems and jewels that make of the island a favourite destination with holiday makers.
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Friday, 05 July 2013 15:00 Written by Devanand Rampersad
One hardly feels bored or saturated visiting this select part of the island. Again and again there is that unquenchable desire to call there and stroll in the open air and feeling the bizarre marine and sandy smell that many vouch is health promoting. It is also a touristic hub with attractions varied and enjoyable.
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