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Rodrigues was first mentioned in 1528 when the first ships arrived.

No humans lived and ships plying in the area did not leave any record. The island lay too far south and too far east of the busy trade routes and trade winds that connected East Africa with Arabia and Asia.

Present day: Market place Port Mathurin