Dr. Chip Colwell-Chanthaphonh on the University of Mauritius campus.
Sunset over the Indian Ocean.
The streets of Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius.
The archaeological remains of the first settlement on Mauritius, a Dutch fort dating to 1638.
Dr. Chip Colwell-Chanthaphonh (right) talks to the Prime Minister of Mauritius, Dr. Navin Ramgoolam. The two crossed paths at an exhibit for the 178th anniversary of the abolition of slavery. Dr. Chip helped develop the exhibit, which attracted thousands of Mauritians during the 10 days it was on display.
Votive offerings for sale at a shrine in the village of Quatre Bornes.
A note wrapped in thread and left in the crook of a tree behind a shrine.
A roadside shrine at a dangerous curve, protecting passersby.