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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 time when the supercontinent of Godwin was divided into smaller parts, leaving the Seychelles islands between the present day Madagascar and India.
For our last night we ventured into a restaurant we had previously passed. When we showed up most tables were reserved but they found a a spot for us on the veranda. Susan had Creole Prawns and Joe Ginger Crab. This restaurant, the Prilogue was the best so far on the island and we lamented it was our last dinner. ...
... on a long wurtle dug out some hatchlings that were due to emerge, and they brought them back to base in a bucket. The hatchlings normally emerge at night, so at 6.00pm we took the bucket down to the beach to release them, but they were all asleep! They were soooo cute. We had to try to wake them up by rubbing their tummies and stroking their heads, and if you held them under their shell they would grip your fingers with their little flippers! ...