- Shuttle bus service
- Free parking
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... room. They'll pour a tablespoon of gin in your glass and then ask if you want to pay double for a real drink. They'll hand you an outrageous bill and, on close examination realize -oops - they accidentally doubled the total. Usually just an extra dollar here and there. You just feel you've just been had about five times a day. It takes the fun out of things. I don't think we'll ever come back.
... is known as a tourist destination with several hotels and resorts, as well as a number of beaches such as Anse Lazio and Anse Georgette.
We had a little more leisurely breakfast and met a rental car agent who dropped of a car at the hotel. Our plan for the day was to explore the island including the Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve ("May Valley"), a nature park and UNESCO World Heritage Site. It consists of a well-preserved palm forest, the best known is ...
... 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 ...
... are so unafraid a diver can pet them. Sting rays are huge.
As our five days of diving progressed more divers showed up. It became obvious everyone mixed up their dive days with beach days and or island hopping. Every day we had different divers. Most were from Germany. Others were from UK, Reunion Islands, France and China. The only American we met while in the Seychelles was a guy who taught the fifth grade in Saudi Arabia. His name was Todd and he ...
... kind of small flower which pollinates the female and smells quite flowery and nice. The pollination takes place from the wind or from small birds. The nut, when out of the husk, looks like a female abdomen and that is what makes it quite popular in paintings and such. Oddly enough, she never said what it is used for mainly although she did say it can be eaten. And oddly, we haven’t seen any products ...