Colibri Guest House
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There's a moment when 3 of your best friends fly halfway around the world to celebrate your birthday that you realize how lucky you are. When that moment happens on a golf course in the Seychelles....well, it's extra special.
Our small group originally decided to go to the Seychelles back in August 2014, before I even moved abroad. We knew it was a premier dive location but that was the extent of our knowledge. Given only 1 of the 4 was, at the time, certified, it wasn't much ...
We were afforded the opportunity to stay in our cottage until 12:00. The sun was bright and the sea was calm, we kayaked out to the reef. We spent a bit too much time snorkeling and almost got caught with the water being too shallow for us to make it back to shore without damaging the coral. I swam back and nearly scraped my hands.
We packed up, had our last dip in the pool and ...
As soon as we woke up we went straight to the pool. We had breakfast and went into the ocean for some snorkeling. It got some awesome pictures of fish and of me and Jack. We stayed out there for about 45 minutes. It was nice and easy getting out there, but we getting back in was a challenge because it was low tide and you could see the ...
... 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 ...
... all have to chip in. The bread didn't turn out particularly well, but I have now been officially named as the flapjack queen! (Yes I'll make you all some when I get back!).
Our days start at 7.00am when we have duties. This includes either kitchen duties (ie making breakfast & cleaning the kitchen) or grounds duties (raking the sand to stop sand flies breeding, sweeping, emptying the poo bags etc!). The two huts alternate the duties each ...