Colibri Guest House
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... the 19th century after he visited the island in 1881. Based on the Book of Genesis, he was convinced Vallée de Mai was the Garden of Eden. He had said that he had proof to support this. His theory was that the palm tree was the Tree of Knowledge representing both good and evil, and that the breadfruit tree introduced into the island, was the Tree of life. He even went to the extent of marking the exact location of the Garden of Eden on the island as the ...
... moving. We were at the petting zoo! Two more appeared in front of us and slowly swam about unconcerned about our presence in their environment.
We saw many small reef sharks on this and other dives. We have never seen so many sharks that were only a couple feet in length. We were told the next day that a few years ago were were two bull shark attacks which scared the locals and with the help of their media ...
... All dives are about 60 minutes. There are no mooring buoys and there is occasional significant current so most dives are drift dives. Traditionally a drift dive flows with the current in one direction (Like flying with the current along a wall). On these dives we were swimming around an island where the rocks and coral features are found so there is a lot of fin kicking involved to stay on track. If we “flew” with the current we would be diving over a ...
... On Tuesday I went into the mangroves to map out a quadrat and tag and log trees, which is quite a messy job but good fun. While we were there we saw an eel in the shallows of the swamp (there were a few girly squeals when we spotted that!). Then later we got back, had lunch and did a short wurtle and snurtle. The snorkelling was really good - I saw a turtle swimming around, 2 eagle rays and an enormous silver fish, as well as numerous other amazing ...