Category: Seychelles

How to Spend a Perfect Week in the Seychelles; Nicole Brewer; TripSavvy

Photo: Aleksandra Tokarz

This island-hopping itinerary will give you inspiration on how to spend a week in the gorgeous Seychelles.

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How we discovered that sea turtles in Seychelles have recovered from the brink; April Burt, Adam Pritchard & Cheryl Sanchez; Conversation

Photo: Rich Baxter

Sea turtles of Aldabra were almost hunted to extinction. But thanks to years of protection the much-loved animals are now thriving again – and so is the iconic giant tortoise.

Source: How we discovered that sea turtles in Seychelles have recovered from the brink

Protected green turtles thriving well on Seychelles’ Aldabra atoll – 15,000 per year surviving, says Endangered Species Research journal; Betymie Bonnelame; Seychelles News Agency

Green turtle recovery on Seychelles’ Aldabra atoll – a UNESCO world heritage site – is continuing to increase and the most prominent growth is at Settlement Beach, according to data from over 50 years of monitoring published recently in a study.

Source: Protected green turtles thriving well on Seychelles’ Aldabra atoll – 15,000 per year surviving, says Endangered Species Research journal

5 Trails in Seychelles That Are a Bliss For Nature Lovers- See Exquisite Pictures; Tanya Garg; India.com

Photo: Thrillophilia

Seychelles are home to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches.

Source: 5 Trails in Seychelles That Are a Bliss For Nature Lovers- See Exquisite Pictures

In the real-life Garden of Eden; Khursheed Dinshaw; Deccan Herald

Photo: Khursheed Dinshaw

What does this aroma remind you of, asked Khursheed Dinshaw’s guide Medina Laboudallon as she extended her palm which had a few yellow flowers in it? As Khursheed took a whiff of the fallen flowers that Medina had just collected from under a towering tree, the distinct aroma of basmati rice stood out.

Source: In the real-life Garden of Eden

Bucket List Series: Three musts for an ultimate Seychelles girls’ trip; Linda Hohnholz; Seychelles travel news

Photo: eTurboNews

Daily responsibilities are not only stressful but also draining and isolating. This is why getaways are so important.

Source: Bucket List Series: Three musts for an ultimate Seychelles girls’ trip | Seychelles travel news

Deep Ocean Live: What a coral reef spared from commercial fishing looks like; Thomas Moore; Sky News

Sky News will be broadcasting live from the Indian Ocean on the 18, 19 and 20 March at 8am on Sky News and Sky Atlantic.

Source: Deep Ocean Live: What a coral reef spared from commercial fishing looks like

Deep Ocean Live: Final preparations for TV news bulletins under the sea; Sky News

Deep Ocean Live: Final preparations for TV news bulletins under the sea…

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Aldabra and the Outer Seychelles islands; Adam Plezer; Air Pano

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Seychelles’ Vallee de Mai, home of world’s largest nut, marks 35 years as World Heritage Site; Betymie Bonnelame; Seychelles News Agency

The Seychelles’ Vallee de Mai, which is home to the world’s largest nut, the unique coco de mer, celebrates its 35th anniversary as a UNESCO World Heritage Site this month.

Source: Seychelles’ Vallee de Mai, home of world’s largest nut, marks 35 years as World Heritage Site

Places To Visit In Seychelles; Urenna Ukiwe; The Guardian

It is the yuletide and while some people are saving and planning on travelling to their hometowns (Igbo Kwenu!!), some who can afford are travelling to western countries to oppress others on social media with their beautiful pictures and videos. But some of these western places are in winter and it may not be as much fun as you think.

Source: Places To Visit In Seychelles

4 amazing things you should know about the Seychelles’ coco de mer; Betymie Bonnelame; Seychelles News Agency

Seychelles – Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve

The Seychelles’ coco de mer is the stuff of legend. It is one of the many wonders of the island nation and considered as a giant in the plant kingdom.

 

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2 cool UNESCO World Heritage Sites to visit in Seychelles; Betymie Bonnelame; Seychelles News Agency

Seychelles – Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve

For visitors to Seychelles interested in exploring special reserves and protected areas, Seychelles’ two World Heritage Sites sites are places that warrant a slot on your to-do list. Both properties are legally protected under national legislation and managed by a public trust, the Seychelles Islands Foundation, with daily operations guided by a management.

Source: 2 cool UNESCO World Heritage Sites to visit in Seychelles

A Guide to Praslin Island in the Seychelles; Kiersten; The Blonde Abroad

Seychelles – Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve

With stunning beaches, emerald waters, and lush jungles, Praslin Island in the Seychelles is insanely gorgeous, and one of Kiersten’s favorite island destinations!

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The Garden of Eden?; BBC

Seychelles – Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve

In 1881, General Charles Gordon (later known as Gordon of Khartoum) made the long trek from the United Kingdom to an archipelago off East Africa.

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Seychelles: As exotic as it gets; The Indian Express

The sheer exoticness of the country will never fail to hit a first-time visitor.

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Seychelles Aldabra Atoll feels like forgotten paradise during rare cruise; Marina Jimenez; Star

Marina Jimenez takes a rare cruise through the Aldabra Atoll in the Seychelles with National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions.

Source: Seychelles Aldabra Atoll feels like forgotten paradise during rare cruise

Nutty in Seychelles; Kalpana Sunder; Mumbai Mirror

Heard of the coco de mer (bum nut)? Take a walk in the forests of Praslin for an education in nature.

Source: Nutty in Seychelles

Traveller’s guide: Seychelles; Chris Leadbeater; Independent

As honeymoon decisions go, theirs was an excellent one. When the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge – seeking a destination where they could hide from the world’s attention – picked the Seychelles as their place of post-wedding escape last May, they chose wisely.

Source: Traveller’s guide: Seychelles

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