Mauritius 2014

I am everything, I am Mauritian

Just before departing for this trip, I enjoyed watching the movie the life of Pi. If you have seen the film you may recall that the main character Pi a Hindu, embraces Christianity and Islam on his spiritual journey. In... Continue Reading →

Independence day

Today was the day that Mauritius celebrated 46 years of independence from the United Kingdom.  So today was a public holiday, not that I think that it made much difference to many people as many people were working at Quatre-Bornes... Continue Reading →

Heaven on Earth?

Mark Twain wrote in 1897, "You gather the idea that Mauritius was made first then Heaven; Heaven being copied after Mauritius. "  well once you move outside of the urban belt you get the sense that Mauritius is a very... Continue Reading →

Finding salvation in the shade of a tree

Today was a scorcher again with the mercury rising to 30° plus, not the best weather to carry a 20kg cross.  However the mission continues I may not cover many miles but they all count as people encounter the saviour... Continue Reading →

Fresh prints in Bel Air

The journey to Bel Air was one of unparallelled beauty.  The mountains,  fields and sky overwhelmed the senses. Many times all I could think was wow! My dad made hosts overnight were Clifford and Aartee. They fed me extremely... Continue Reading →

Hearing the Spirit’s voice.

The plan today was for 9 mile round trip to Curepipe and back. The weather had cooled to the mid 20's but it was still hot and the rain returned.  The light showers were a little heavier than expected so... Continue Reading →

Prayer mountain

Just a few short miles outside Port Louis,  I called it a day. The last straw was having an altercation with a thorn bush which liked the taste of my head, particularly my ear. Thankfully I was near a bus... Continue Reading →

Sowing and reaping

Today I picked up where I left off on Monday and made my entry into Port Louis.  You would expect it to be busy as a capital city, but the streets were heaving with people.  Again the temperature was high... Continue Reading →

A crown of thorns. ( When the going gets tough).

Mauritius is a model of multiculturalism the nation prides itself on the fact that people from all faiths should get along. This was evident from the sights and also my own personal experience.  Hindus,  Muslims and Christians all get along... Continue Reading →

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