MemorialOn Remembrance Sunday, 9 November the official ceremony was held at the monument in Curepipe. However, on Tuesday 11 November (Armistice Day) the British High Commission organised a wreath laying ceremony at the monument at Phoenix cemetery. Continue reading “Remembrance”

11th November Armistice Day Expo

Curepipe MonumentOn Armistice day 11 November, in Curepipe town there was an exhibition of war period  items. Located in front of the monument dedicated to the Unknown Soldier symbolising the end of World War 1 but also in honour of those who gave their lives in the two major wars. Continue reading “11th November Armistice Day Expo”

Heritage Saved

Mauritius has a rich past not just recorded history but the one related to the building and development of a nation. There are facets of the growth of the nation which are fascinating. Examples are inauguration of the very first undersea cable allowing telephone communication or the first radio entertainment service. Continue reading “Heritage Saved”