Trip to Mauritius: Port Louis, part 2

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Walk continuation in Port Louis, capital of Mauritius. The beginning: trip to Mauritius: Port Louis, part 1.

In the market and on small streets around there is a brisk trade.
Market of Port Louis

Market of Port Louis

Market of Port Louis

Market of Port Louis. Towels with a bird Dodo — symbol of Mauritius
Market of Port Louis. Towels with a bird Dodo — symbol of Mauritius

Street in Islamic quarter in Chinese

Mosque
Muslim mosque. Over street green and white flags in honour of Mohammed's birthday are hanged out. The Chinese pagoda in the distance is seen.

Street signboards
Street signboards, as well as guide signs, on Mauritius the extremely poor. This exception of the rules.

horns at mosque doors
Thorns at mosque doors.

 Old man on a motor scooter
Old man on a motor scooter.

Mulatto on a motor scooter
Mulatto on a motor scooter. As I wrote in the first part, motorcycles and motor scooters in Port Louis was appeared less, than I expected.

Small street of Port Louis
Small street of Port Louis.

Small street of Port Louis

 Old big-eyed Fiat
Old big-eyed Fiat. On Mauritius the Japanese car industry dominates: Nissan, Toyota and Mitsubishi. It is not enough european cars.

Wonderful neighbourhood: an Islamic mosque and Chinese pagoda
Wonderful neighbourhood: an Islamic mosque and Chinese pagoda. Most likely not a mosque, and madrasah, but it is not important.

 Old wooden house
Old wooden house.

Contrast

Street indexes in the Chinese quarter
In the Chinese quarter indexes of streets duplicated also to Chinese language.

Even a portion of old small houses:
 Old house

 Old house

 Old house

 Old house

 Old house

 Old house

 Old small house

 Old house

 Old house

 Old house

 Old house

 Old house with shop
Shop on the ground floor — indispensable attribute of such small houses.
View on a mosque minaret
View on a mosque minaret. Surrounding building prevents to photograph a mosque entirely. Can from roofs of neighbouring houses it would turn out.

Florid lattice of a mosque
Florid lattice of a mosque. It is made simply, but the mosque looks rather pleasantly, as well as.

Car of the Hindu
Car of the Hindu. At drivers of buses all much more abruptly, photo will be in next post.

Sign the «Signal is forbidden»
Don't put fork in pipe! Actually, the «signal is forbidden».

St. Louis Cathedral, photo — Port Louis
One of main sight of Port Louis — the Cathedral of sacred Louis.

Garden before St. Louis Cathedral:
Garden of the St. Louis Cathedral
Garden of the St. Louis Cathedral.

Monument of St. Louis



Monument of St. Louis

Pyramidal monument with fountain
Pyramidal monument with fountain.
Cross before a cathedral with the crucified Christ
Cross before a cathedral with the crucified Christ.

Interior of the St. Louis Cathedral
Interior of the St. Louis Cathedral. Whether I was unsteady about a cathedral to me the passer-by has approached and has asked I speak in French or English. I have answered that a little in English and it has told to me that on a cathedral belltower is possible to rise and examine vicinities. Cathedral has been opened, but the ladder — is closed. Fail.

And as the curtain fell: an aqueduct. From the second attempt we all the same could find it.
Aqueduct — Port Louis

Ancient aqueduct in Port Louis

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