Desroches Island Lodge
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... on the beach but I will highlight two things that I think are worthy to note:
a) We had a chance to do a day trip to Curiose Island where large 200 kg land tortoises are located. There are about 300 located on this tiny island and they are huge and friendly. I would say that you should see the photos, but that was the day that our underwater camera failed us and we lost our ability to take pictures. Hence, no photos of ...
... sober and because everyone is somehow related crime is almost non existent. Local beer ( 280ml Seybrew) costs about R25 a pop, 20 local fags cost about R70 and very harsh drug laws keeps em pretty clean living. (Rupees and Rands about the same value) The island is very tidy and the peeps all keep beautiful gardens. Its a great place for kids to grow up.
... windy and quite miserable. But, the rain stopped and the sun came out for the last 30 minutes of the trip and guess who finally caught some fish....ME!! It was a great end to what was shaping up to be a bust of a fishing trip.
The days on the island were super - wake up, eat breakfast, lay on beach, go scuba diving, lay by pool, eat dinner, sleep, repeat....ahhhh.
We also took a few hours hike ...
Last note on the Seychelles - continued from the previous entry...
Unsurprisingly, the good sheik is regarded by many as the effective President of the Seychelles. His visage graces the buildings he has financed and the UAE flag, in company with the flag of the Seychelles, decorates their entrances and otherwise empty wall spaces. My training sessions and seminar were convened in a new Coastguard auditorium provided by His Goodness and after my three years ...
The Seychelles has been through some social contortions over recent years. Its known history, all together, is fascinating. As best can be determined, nobody lived on the islands until the 18th century when traders and pirates called in for their various purposes from time to time. The French were the first to lay claim to them in 1770. They eked out a living on turtles, tortoises and local crops until the Brits, as was their colonial form at the ...
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