Myths and Legends

Myths and Legends website published by E2BN
HomeAbout this website
Create your ownTeachers
Please help us keep Myths and Legends Working. We need your help. This free website urgently needs updating so it will continue to work... we are crowdfunding to raise money for the update. Please support Myths...

Peter Both

A myth submitted to the site by Hamish

Moka , Mauritius

Once on the island of Mauritius there was a boy named Santaka . He was a milkman. One day when he was walking to a house it started to rain. So he took shelter behind a rock. He eventually fell asleep.

He woke up to a singing sound. He opened his eyes to find fairies singing and dancing. The leader of the fairies said "you are the special one to see us you shall not tell anyone about this or you will be turned to stone ". But Santaka didn't listen to the fairy and the next day he went to the top of a mountain named Peter Both and told every one about what he saw and at that instant he turned to stone.

It is said that if you look from a far distance at the mountain you will see a big rock which is Santakas head. So the moral of the story is to keep your promise.

By Hamish
Rate this Story
Give this story 5 starsGive this story 5 starsGive this story 5 starsGive this story 5 starsGive this story 5 stars
Give this story 4 starsGive this story 4 starsGive this story 4 starsGive this story 4 stars
Give this story 3 starsGive this story 3 starsGive this story 3 stars
Give this story 2 starsGive this story 2 stars
Give this story 1 star
69 people have rated this story so far:
Overall Score: 4/5
Rated by 69 peopleRated by 69 peopleRated by 69 peopleRated by 69 people
Showcase voting:
If you think this story is one which should go in the Myths and Legends showcase, click "Yes"

Your comments

Add your commentsThere are 4 comments for this story.

Latest comments:
Name: Monkey 2nd June 2017
One of my best friends is from Mauritius and she is moving back there this summer, but she told me the story and it sounded different from the one here. She heard it from her family on the island.
Name: Shay 4th April 2017
That is wrong, I'm from Mauritius and that is definetly wrong the story has nothing to do with that and her mountain is called Pieter both because it's named after the first governer of the Dutch East Indies.
Name: Student26 2nd March 2014
too short
View all 4 comments, or Add a comment

Please be polite, this is an educational site and we will not publish bad language. We don't mind you saying you don't like something, but please explain why, and please do not be rude.

Thank you. The Myths and Legends Team.

Fields marked in Bold Red with a * are required fields.



Security Code (from the box above):

Top of this page Copyright © E2BN 2006 | Contact Us | Accessibility
Create your own Myths and Legends
E2B® and E2BN® are registered trade marks and trading names of East of England Broadband Network (Company Registration No. 04649057)