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Seychelles, Praslin, nature trail

Seychelles, Praslin, nature trail

Me on a palm, me with our guide and cinnamon plant. Coconuts and Cinnamon on Praslin The hotel offered a guided walking-tour today, so I spontaneously joined a small group and walked along the on-site nature trail. During this two hour walking-tour we learned about the flora and fauna of Praslin and had a great panoramic view […]

Seychelles, Praslin, sea world

Seychelles, Praslin, sea world

Me, a fish, a snail and a crab. Seychelles have a quite impressive sea world. Just walk along the beach and you will meet a lot of small creatures :o)

Seychelles, Praslin, Vallee de Mai

Seychelles, Praslin, Vallee de Mai

Vallee de Mai, green gecko and coco de mer palm. Coco de mer in the Vallee de Mai Today I went on a Mason’s Travel Excursion to Vallee de Mai, a nature park and UNESCO World Heritage Site located on the island Praslin. The park is a large palm forest with around 5.000 of the […]

Seychelles, Praslin, Anse Lazio

Seychelles, Praslin, Anse Lazio

Anso Lazio view and beach, burbur and pineapple. Today I had an excursion to the beautiful beach Anse Lazio in the north of Praslin, but before relaxing on this beach, I went for a walk up to the Chenard (190m) and then to Anse Kerlan. On the way I met a quite noisy bird called burbur and […]

Seychelles, Praslin, Coco de Mer Hotel

Seychelles, Praslin, Coco de Mer Hotel

Boat transfer to Praslin, Coco de Mer Hotel, hotel beach and me loafing. The third Island to discover on my Seychelles trip was Prasil. I stayed at the Coco de Mer Hotel (& Black Parrot Suites), which is located in the Anse Bois de Rose. Situated on the beach amidst lush tropical gardens, this chalet-style hotel is just great to relax […]

Seychelles, La Digue, walking tour and snorkeling

Seychelles, La Digue, walking tour and snorkeling

Me and a wild giant tortoise, on the Nid d’Aigles and Coco Island. After enjoying the great beaches, today I made a walking tour to La Digue’s tallest peak (which is more than 300 meters above sea level) in the central part of the island on the Nid d’Aigles (Eagle’s Nest Mtn). On my way through the […]

Seychelles, La Digue, L'Union Estate

Seychelles, La Digue, L’Union Estate

Me on the way to the Anse Source d’Argent This time I walked to the L’Union Estate – a park with a big enclosure with giant tortoises and very old cemetery. The La Digue Cemetery was the private burial place for the Mellon family who was among the first settlers on La Digue during the early […]

Seychelles, La Digue, walking tour and sailing

Seychelles, La Digue, walking tour and sailing

One of the great beaches, the wild turtle, a sailing tour and my roommate. Today I firstly had a walking tour around the half island; Anse La Réunion, Anse Sévère, Anse Patates, Anse Gaulettes, Anse Grosse Roche and Anse Banane. The highlight was to meet a wild giant tortoise on the way. Later on I go […]

Seychelles, La Digue, La Digue Island Lodge

Seychelles, La Digue, La Digue Island Lodge

Island transfer, beach chalet, chalet view and new friends :o) The next island to discover on the Seychelles was La Digue. With a fast catamaran ferry called ‚coco de mer‘ I first made a one hour journey from Mahé Jetty to Praslin Jetty. And then I go with a smaller ferry to the La Digue Jetty, […]

Seychelles, Mahé, Victoria round trip

Seychelles, Mahé, Victoria round trip

Clock Tower, Cathédrale de Immaculée Conception, Giant Tortoises and Coco de Mer in the Mont-Fleuri Botanical Gardens. Today I made a round trip in the capital city Victoria. Starting from the bus station in the Palm Street I walked to the Cathédrale de Immaculée Conception and then to the Sir Selwyn Selwyn-Clarke Market. Close-by there […]