Chez Batista Villas
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... the Seychelles diving, golfing, more diving, and fishing. As a first dive destination, I definitely spoiled myself for the future. We had little internet, no TV, and no phone service. And I loved every minute of it. It was the perfect place for a small group to disappear. Although, when we go back, we'll definitely need a better solution to getting around (thanks for driving Sam).
Oh, and everyone got a taste of Dubai at the end but that's a story for another time.
... at Reef Apartments only to find the room they gave us could not access our Isurf card. Devastated, we had to sit in the un-air conditioned lobby to use the net. I couldn't do it. It was too hot. The kids watched a few episodes of God –knows-what in the lobby while KC and I sat in air conditioning and read. The heat was clearing getting to us we were cranky in paradise and ready to leave. ...
... and it did not work so we had to go to the lobby and sit there and watch there. It still was not that good. Our shows kept passing half way through. In the lobby the air conditioning system consists of one fan blowing on low speed so it was HOT!
For supper we had spaghetti. We went to bed early because we had to get up early.
... as it provided an essential refuge from the blistering sun. With no Internet we played cards and scrabble. Much to the kids dissatisfaction, I made the kids draw and then suffer through a conversation about the importance of having many hobbies and having the courage to try and fail. It was the perfect unconnected, family ...
... from five to fifty at Baie Ternay Marine Park and everyone seemed to have a great time. Personally I consider it a must-see attraction in Seychelles for any tour, including school groups.
Next I took a taxi to the bottom of Morne Blanc Mountain. As you can see from the picture the taxis are quite nice, the taxis are mainly locals who live in the area who earn a few extra dollars on the side.