Mauritius - Coffee Table Book

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A collection of images taken between 2009 - 2012 during my stay in Mauritius

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“The shops are small

The stocks are large

Goods spill out everywhere

You dodge a box

You mind a rack

Smell incense in the air.”


- Terry du Toit


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Hindu worshippers send prayers to heaven by

carving them on fast growing bamboo near a

statue of Muruga.


“Make all my friends pass their

exams”

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“With a teapot between us, a few biscuits on a plate

we talk and talk into the night until it grows quite late.

A panacea for all that ails, a friend in need you see,

honestly where would we be, without the humble cup of tea?”

- Moira du Toit


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“Saris direct from India

Fine weaves from Hong Kong

Brass ornaments from Thailand

All write the merchants song.”

- Terry du Toit

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“Long before we saw the sea,

its spray was on our lips, and

showered salt rain upon us.”


- Charles Dickens


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images © 2012 moira du toit. All rights reserved.

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