Le Duc de Praslin
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... to the self catering cottages that dot the hills, has a group from one or the other country. So, Seychelles is a gorgeous place to enjoy that most popular of activities; doing nothing
But, there's a general attitude that left us not terribly happy. People are nice and smiley, but it seems like everyone tries to cheat the tourists - just a little bit. They charge a little more than advertised ...
... he successfully negotiated with Britain to give the settlers a privileged position of neutrality. Britain eventually assumed full control in 1810. Both the French and British settlers used enslaved Africans and although the British prohibited slavery in 1835 African workers continued to come. Seychelles became a crown colony in 1903. Elections were held in 1966 and 1970. Independence was granted in 1976 as a republic within the Commonwealth.
... extremely rare in most quarters. We have been entertained by dolphins playing on the surface, but never while diving. They hung around for perhaps five minutes then faded away.
We traveled to another island during our surface interval and made our last dive off Booby Island. We soon came across a giant sting ray sleeping on the bottom. He was approximately five feet in diameter and allowed us to touch ...
... 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 ...
I'm sad today because it is my very last hours in the Seychelles. No more beautiful beaches and mountain hikes to wonderful views. I really enjoyed staying in the four season’s hotel it beats staying at home. I really hope the school group enjoyed their stay as well. I thoroughly enjoyed the activities held over the days they were awesome I’m going to miss the ...