- Seychelles - Mombasa - Nairobi - Rome - London - Bristol ===Saturday 22nd November 1986===
We have a leisurely breakfast and hang around waiting for the airport pick-up. The journey back to the airport is less eventful than the one which took us here thank goodness.
Today is going Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 22, 1986
- Seychelles: Beau Vallon Beach We stay in bed late today, just because we can, then take a leisurely stroll along the lovely stretches of golden sand at Beau Vallon Bay.
[img=http://photos.travelle Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 21, 1986
- Seychelles: Victoria and the Botanical gardens ===Thursday 20th November 1986===
We wake up to torrential rain this morning, which continues for several hours. I have not seen a downpour like it: huge drops splat on the ground, the rain feels like a massage on my shoulders. And Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 20, 1986
- Seychelles: Round Island Tour===Wednesday 19th November 1986===
We take an organised bus tour around the island this morning in order to see as much as we can in the shortest possible time.
Stopping at the roadside, the guide explains to us about various trees, Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 19, 1986
- Seychelles: Beau vallon Beach - fishermen and catamarans===Tuesday 18th November 1986===
We rise early to watch the fishermen haul their catch in on the beach a little further down from our hotel.
[img=http://phot Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 18, 1986
- Seychelles: Cerf Island ===Monday 17th November 1986===
Access is by glass bottom boat to the small off-shore island of Cerf, which lies in the Ste Anne Marine National Park and is surrounded by a coral reef.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 17, 1986
- Seychelles: Beau Vallon Beach ===Sunday 16th November===
Coral Strand Hotel
The hotel is situated with direct access to the glorious beach, and we have a side view of the ocean from our room.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/435774/large_Beau_Vallo..helles_ Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 16, 1986
- Meru National Park - Nairobi - Seychelles===Saturday 15th November 1986===
Most of today is taken up with travelling, with just a few comfort stops along the way.
Local market town
Whenever we stop to Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 15, 1986
- La la la in La Digue island
La Digue is part of Archipelago of Seychelles. There is no airport on this tiny island and can be reached by a ferry from Praslin and is 20 minutes away. Cat Coco, the popular inter island Posted by deeptisubraya in let's go! | May 5, 2014
- Day 21Today we walked around the coast to Anse Georgette, a beautiful beach that you can only reach via the ocean or by going through the Lemuria Estate/Golf course. Our reps were able to put our names on the gates.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/218 Posted by JenBuckley in Indian Ocean | May 2, 2014
- Day 20Today we visited Vallee de Mai, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
We decided to go by public bus - each journey is 5 SCR (about 25p) regardless of how far you are travelling.
The ancient forest is part of the National Posted by JenBuckley in Indian Ocean | May 2, 2014
- Day 19This morning we took the ferry back to Praslin and were driven up to the North West tip of the island - Anse Kerlan and the Cap Jean Marie villas situated right on the beach.
This is the view from our Posted by JenBuckley in Indian Ocean | May 2, 2014
- Day 17-18We hired bikes for our last two days on La Digue.
On the first day we turned right and cycled round the coast for about 10km until the road ran out (Anse Fourmis) - we stopped at a couple of beaches Posted by JenBuckley in Indian Ocean | May 1, 2014
- Day 16Today we walked to L'Union Estate, a coconut plantation - famous for giant tortoises and Anse la Source d'Argent, the beach used for the Bounty Chocolate, Campari and Barcardi Rum TV commercials. Originally coconut farming was the main industry on Posted by JenBuckley in Indian Ocean | May 1, 2014
- Day 15Today we climbed Nid D'Aigle - although it's only 333m it was quite hard going in the heat, so we stopped at a bar near the top for a well earned beer
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/218372/tmp_DSCF04301381203155.jpg thumb=http://photos.travelle Posted by JenBuckley in Indian Ocean | May 1, 2014
- Day 14We arrived in the Seychelles this morning and encountered our first hiccup - the travel company who are supposed to be looking after us in the Seychelles didn't have any paperwork waiting for us and our flights to the next Posted by JenBuckley in Indian Ocean | May 1, 2014
- Praslin Island, the Paradise
Seychelles is a 115 island country and there are many islands you can choose from, to stay, explore, drive, dive or you can just spend a day hoping between the islands! The most popular Posted by deeptisubraya in let's go! | Apr 22, 2014
- Sun Sand and Seychelles
As mentioned in thousands of travel brochures and flyers – Seychelles is truly a paradise. The little island, blue waters, white sand, lush greens hills are to be seen, to be believed, be Posted by deeptisubraya in let's go! | Apr 13, 2014
- Victoria, Mahe ( Seychelles) [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/631888/18A9EDE42219AC68174071 Posted by Perrsue in Sue's world | Mar 22, 2014
- 2013 A8 OCEANIA - THE SEYCHELLES, MAHE & PRASLIN==Since they cancelled Kenya we get an extra day in the Seychelles== but not on the same island so they re-jigged our excursions.
We now get 2 days on Mahe as per schedule but arriving a day early. Then Posted by hasbeen in MOSTLY CRUISING | May 23, 2005
- Bobby’s, fairy terns and frigates
Not a ‘twitcher’ historically, I could take birds or leave them but a few days on ‘Bird Island’ and I couldn’t put my camera down - I clocked up more in-flight, nesting, taking off, fishing, perch Posted by namirem in The finer things in life | Nov 30, 2012
- Wrinkled fascination
Giant tortoises must have been small once, though it’s hard to believe from their solid meter-length carcass housing that great plodding body, tree trunk legs and wide-wrinkly neck. Truth is t Posted by namirem in The finer things in life | Nov 30, 2012
- A Curieuse DiveI never thought I’d revisit the sweet shop of tropical delights found in the aptly named ‘coral garden’ dive site just off my first 'Curieuse' island home in the Seychelles.
Leaning over the side of Dexter, face in water, bum Posted by namirem in The finer things in life | Nov 24, 2012
- No parents but plenty of spiritGrowing up on the beach front one of the most idyllic islands in the world with a vast open readymade water playground would surely be any child's dream, but this can't possibly come close to compensating for starting out in Posted by namirem in The finer things in life | Nov 8, 2012
- Plankton pulling, dolphin spotting and manta swimmingDouble sun cream layers applied we set off on the weekly turtle snorkel to local beach inlets to look for nests and turtle tracks. With nesting season upon us we made sure known nests were still ok and hadn't fallen Posted by namirem in The finer things in life | Nov 6, 2012