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... you stop with a jerk and look up to the ceiling. It's like some beast out of a Stephen King novel.
But when the weather changed and the sun came out Mahe, the largest island, is so perfect it's no wonder Germans and Russians flock here. They lounge around the pools and wallow in speedos on white sand beaches. Every hotel, from the exotic resorts where every bungalow has it's own ...
... Coco de Mer, as well as five other endemic palms. The Coco de Mer (Lodoicea maldivica) has the largest seeds (double nut seed) of any plant in the world. Early sailors named the nut and the tree Coco de Mer which means "palm of the sea," because they found the nuts floating in the water but did not find the trees. They assumed the trees grew underwater.
Legends abound about the Coco de Mer tree. The British General Charles George Gordon spread a ...
... was adequate and plentiful so we could split a meal for around 20 Shillings ($18) and we could relax on our own veranda. One night we went to the Beach Restaurant in a nearby hotel which had a very romantic setting right on the beach. Another evening we tried the Pizza and Creole restaurant. There are many local spices harvested to season the food and they
make lots of curry on the islands.
... Apparently enough two tank divers showed up so we didn’t repeat the surface interval and lunch.
Note: Most of our underwater pictures are videos shot with GoPro. Our internet connection is too slow to upload videos. We took a few stills without a filter. Most were washed out by the blue water. We decided to download stock photos of some fish we saw.
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 ...