Monday, 22 July 2013

EUREKA HOUSE-SUGAR AND SLAVES-Mauritius-22july2013


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This place was very photogenic
Esp from large front lawn,with big hill behind house
A bus trip from marina
Was an english owned sugar plantation,with slaves.
Then bought by a french  family.it was in the family for 100years.the lady had 17 children,all surviving,with 50 servants/slaves
The little slave housed are also still here
The house is wooden,long,tall ceilings,big verandahs,nicely cool,with great interior with eclectic period furniture ,paintings,mirrors and gaudy walls
We had a coffee on verandah

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