Steps to a new life at Aapravasi Ghat (Hindi for the "landing place of immigrants"), previously known as Coolie Ghat. Port Louis. Mauritius

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Steps to a new life at Aapravasi Ghat (Hindi for the "landing place of immigrants"), previously known as Coolie Ghat. Port Louis. Mauritius
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over 462000 people mainly from India (97.5%) entered Mauritius as indentured labour between 1834 and 1910, the British "Great Experiment" after the end of the slave trade. Approx 70% of modern Mauritians are descendants of these indentured labourers. Port Louis. Mauritius
Location: Port Louis. Mauritius