La Digue Island Seychelles

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. Rain…

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Reef Safari Sainte Anne Island Seychelles

The day trip to Sainte Anne Marine Park is was favorite Seychelles experience. People in the group were as interesting as the exotic islands we explored. I enjoyed conversations and shared a table with three fun couples: Australian British / South African Seychellois I chatted with Krishna from Chennai who has lived in the Seychelles for over…

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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 describe Seychelles – different from any other place experienced! Durban is diverse with a subtropical climate, but the isolation, weather, and culture here are a drastic change. I spent the first few days 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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