La Digue Island Seychelles

Weather My day trip to La Digue Island was marred by torrential rain that didn’t let up. Bicycling in rain with poor visibility made photography challenging, so I used several media shots in this blog post. There are abundant Internet photos and videos of the islands. Nothing beats seeing them in person, even in the rain.…

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Reef Safari Sainte Anne Island Seychelles

My day trip to Sainte Anne Marine National Park is a favorite memory. People in the group were as interesting as the exotic islands we explored. I enjoyed conversations with three fun couples: Australian British / South African Seychellois Catamaran Anahita I chatted with Krishna from Chennai who has lived in the Seychelles for over 20…

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Sailing and Snorkeling Seychelles

Yesterday was an active but mellow day exploring beaches and inner islands near Praslin Island. I joined a day tour beginning at 6 am with a drive to Cat Cocos ferry and an hour-long ride from Mahé Island to Praslin. On Praslin, we boarded a catamaran for a sailing and snorkeling adventure. Sailing Catamaran Oplezir There were about…

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Victoria and Mahé Island Seychelles

At this point, no words can describe the exotic Seychelles – different from any other place I’ve experienced! Seychelles isolation, weather, and culture are a drastic change from South Africa. I spent the first few days a bit befuddled and struggling to acclimate. Seychelles Archipelago The Seychelles is a remote archipelago of 115 tropical granite and coral islands in the Indian…

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