Category Archives: Seychelles

Seychelles invites diplomats on outer island excursion as thanks for COVID-19 support; Sharon Ernesta; Seychelles News Agency

Diplomats from eight countries will visit some of the Seychelles’ outer islands — including the UNESCO World Heritage site of Aldabra Atoll — this coming weekend on a trip designed to show the island nation’s gratitude for the support provided during the pandemic. The expedition to the six islands comes through an invitation from President Wavel Ramkalawan, who will lead the visit.

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Nuts for coco de mer: islanders rally to save world’s biggest seed; Guardian

The rare palm that bears this botanical icon grows wild on just two islands in Seychelles. Now locals are helping to save it in a new planting scheme

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Seychelles’ Vallee de Mai reopens after 3-month Covid closure; IOL

Visitors are required to make an appointment before their visit and are being encouraged to do cashless transactions.

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Plan Your Dreamy Honeymoon In The Seychelles Islands; RITZ

Big fat weddings may have taken a backseat in 2020 with low-key, intimate festivities.

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Everything You Need To Know Before Visiting The Amazing Seychelles; Ulrike Lemmin-Woolfrey; TravelAwaits

Whether you arrive for a relaxing, pampered honeymoon or a more adventurous trip, the Seychelles offer so much and are without a doubt some of the most beautiful islands in the world. Here are some tips and tricks to bear in mind before you hop on that plane.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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