Meet Mr Narainsamy.
He is up early with the sun, motoring his boat across the lagoon in the soft pink light of dawn. His mission? To catch red snapper – but also to enjoy the art of fishing, the gentle rocking of the waves and the chance of spotting a pod of dolphins leaping from the ocean.
If you stay longer in Mauritius, you can start to feel the rhythm of the island. You’ll have time to join a fishing trip or you might even find yourself alongside locals at the red-roofed Notre-Dame Auxiliatrice church. This is where the catch of the day comes in and residents wait in anticipation with their baskets to buy the best fish.
Come to the island, stay longer and become an islander, too.