Découverte Culturelle Réunion Profonde

Handicrafts at Saint-andré

  • Tourist guide Patrice Louaisel leads cultural visits acquainting participants with the symbolisms, philosophies and teachings of the major religions through visits to such cultural sites as ashrams, mosques, convents, pagodas and Tamil temples. He also has much to tell you of the history of the corsairs and pirates who once populated the island, of its slavery days and fugitive slaves, and of the influence of popular beliefs. Possible cultural outings include ""La Réunion of Religions"" (North or South), ""Mysterious La Réunion"" (history of the early settlers, the corsairs and pirates, slavery and runaway slaves, and popular beliefs in sorcery), ""Seeing and understanding fire-walking"", ""Seeing and understanding the Hindu Kavadi ceremony"", ""Discovery of Indian beauty"" (draping the sari, the Indian Odissi dance, sacred painting, and Hindu spirituality with a visit to an ashram), and ""5 remarkable Creole women” (Francoise Chatelain, Ombline Desbassyns, Mrs. Virapin, Aimée Pignolet de Fresnes and Bernadette Ladauge). Guided visits in shared cars throughout the island, upon reservation.
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Payment methods
  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • Rates
  • Person
    20 €