Bananas on the boat
Ahhh. Air conditioning is delicious. We’ve moved to our last stop in the Seychelles, on the Island of Praslin. The heat on the boat was tiring. Coming from a different latitude, we’d expected that the thermal mass of the ocean would be cooler than the air on land, rather than [...]
This morning might have been our last snorkeling outing in the Seychelles. We were at Felicity Island today, our last full day on the Catamaran. From here we have three nights on Praslin, and then we fly out to Thailand. Marlie and I followed a sea turtle for a while on our way back to [...]
As much as the unexpected has become a way of living, it still catches us by surprise sometimes. We’ve learned that magic arrives when we are not looking and expectations can cloud our vision to it. Fulfilling something we have dreamed of or thought about for some time may be so full of anticipation that [...]
La Digue, Source d’Argent. Probably the most photographed rock in the Seychelles.
Often, visiting a place I’ve imagined and dreamt of is not as magical as arriving in one where I have no preconceived notions. I’ve wanted to come to the Seychelles for a very long time. I’d heard from a handful of people who [...]
On La Digue Island there are no private cars. A few taxis, transports, and oxcarts. Otherwise it is bicycles. Loving it.
Just another banana republic?
They have our passports. And, our airline tickets out of here. What would have taken a couple of minutes at the airport as we arrived has taken more than a [...]