The legendary crater lake known as Grand Bassin (Ganga Talao) is a renowned pilgrimage site, to which up to 500,000 of the island's Hindu community come each year to pay homage to Shiva during the Maha Shivaratri ce…
Rodrigues lives and breathes fish, and the Fête du Poisson marks the opening of the fishing season. It's celebrated with all sorts of festivities, including fishing expeditions – and lots of eating.
Some of the world's best kitesurfers descend on Rodrigues in late June or early July for the RIKF, which has been running since 2013.
The three-day Festival Kréol entails traditional Creole ceremonies and much dancing in the streets across Rodrigues.