Port Louis, Friday 01 December, 7p.m. My first stage leads me to La Citadelle. I join the queue of people waiting to take the shuttle to the…
Benedicte de Comarmond
On the southwestern coast of Mauritius, the Domaine de Bel Ombre is immortalised in Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre’s novel, Paul et Virginie. The French author was also a botanist and natural historian, who visited Mauritius to study plants in the late 1760s.