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Oh dear. What can I say about Seychelles? It's a beautiful emerald dropped in the Indian Ocean. A green rock in a turquoise sea. Small crescent beaches are tucked in around huge black boulders. Very dramatic. And the roads crossing the island snake up the hills through forests of huge plants. They're the kind you have on your windowsill or in pot in an empty corner, except a philadendron leaf is ...
... 8221; valley. He considered as the forbidden fruit because of its aphrodisiac quality. His observation was that the peculiar suggestive shape of its fruits was to have “caused the plague of our forefathers in the Garden of Eden". With a 4 inch thick husk it would be impossible for Eve to bite though, to which Gordon had no plausible answer. According to a popular legend built around the palm species, the nut has religious significance in India.
... entertaining nuisance. After sharing breakfast, we made it to the dive shop and were happy to hear conditions were favorable to head to Marianne Island. We had to abort our trip there on Sunday. Seven divers including us headed off. It was a bit choppy but we were finally successful.
The island has really interesting granite spires which continue underwater which make for a magical swim. There was a lot ...
... 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 ...
Nast's description of Seychelles is that it has the most stunning
beaches in the world.
It is known for its dramatic beaches, with an abundance of granite
formations, and contoured topography giving the site a peculiar
sculpted look. The water is so blue and so
warm, you could literally swim forever.
Each beach has its particular style and particular characteristics.
both Praslin and ...