On most days, you can find him seeking refuge in the shade, occasionally looking up at the magnificent Pieter Both mountain, while skillfully intertwining dried rattan into exquisite baskets. These techniques have been handed down through generations, from his father to his grandfather.
The island is brimming with talented craftsmen, and Rajesh is dedicated to preserving this authentic Mauritian art form. So, if you extend your stay, you may have the opportunity to meet locals like Rajesh and even learn the art of basket weaving yourself. This experience will give you a newfound appreciation for the locally made bags, baskets, and furniture found here in Mauritius.