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Beau Vallon Snorkeling in Seychelles
"Your snorkel trip will be organized where the surface is calm and there is little to no current. The coral reef and sea life is easy to see from the surface. Enjoy some of the best dive sites north of Mahé Island. You will leave at your selected snorkel wetsuit and fins are all included along with refreshments on the boat.""""Snorkeling is safe easy and enjoyable for all ages and skill levels. It’s an ideal adventure for families and friends. The trip is organized keeping snorkelers in mind and the best snorkeling sites for you to explore are chosen."title=Highlights&1=Choice+of+morning+or+afternoon+departure&2=Family+friendly&3=All+entrance+fees+included&4=Snorkel+gear+included&5=Informative%2C+friendly+and+professional+guide&6=Perfect+for+all+ages+and+skill+level
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Greenwich to Westminster Sightseeing Cruise in London
"The tour departs Greenwich pier every 30 minutes from 10am. Board at your leisure and enjoy the comfort of our fleet of modern and traditional vessels. Enjoy the panoramic views of London’s sights from the open deck of the vessel whilst enjoying Canary Wharf The Shard Tower Bridge National Theatre Tower of London and The Houses of Parliament.  """
From GBP13.00
 
Westminster to St Katharine's Circular Cruise in London
"Circular Cruise Westminster operates departures from Westminster Pier every 30 minutes from 11am until 6pm. Board at your leisure and enjoy the comfort of our modern and traditional vessels. View London from the open top deck of our modern vessels theLondon Eye The Shard National Theatre Globe Theatre Tower of London and more. You'll have a live audio commentary of the history of London for the whole of journey provided by the captain."
From GBP10.00

Most Viewed Local Customs in Seychelles

Coco de Mere

The coco de mer (Lodoicea maldivica) belongs to the palm family (Palmae or Arecaceae). It is the only species in the genus Lodoicea, called a monotypic genus. The plant is endemic to the Seychelles,...
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Twan
Jul 29, 2015

tiny fish-markets along the roads

Fish is sold all over the Seychelles islands and that way you will find a small "fishmarket" in almost every village of the islands. It is always interesting to see these colorful fishes, that are...
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globetrott
May 03, 2015

Achiote / Bixa orellana - the "lipstick-tree"

The fruits of this local tree named Achiote / Bixa orellana (= Annattostrauch in german) have an extra bright red color and it was used in order to produce lipsticks. You will see such a tree in...
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globetrott
May 03, 2015

Nutmeg / Muskatnuss

Nutmeg is a spice that are using without knowing much about it ! In Jardin du Roi you will be shown what the fruit looks like that finally will be exported under the name Nutmeg / Muskatnuss. All...
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globetrott
May 03, 2015

a bird "fishing" in the fishhall

Did you ever see a white heron or similar bird walking around in a fish-market waiting for its chance to grab something to eat ? This is something special like I saw it only in Victoria so far: It was...
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globetrott
Apr 16, 2015

some giant spiders are harmless

When you see them for your first time you might get a bit of a shock, BUT these giant spiders are not really poisenous or dangerous for mankind, but of course how ould you know when you walk in Jardin...
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globetrott
Apr 15, 2015
 
 
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Buying Corals

Be careful, when buying shells and corals in the Seychelles. In most cases it is not forbidden to take them out of the Seychelles, BUT taking them into your homecountry might be a severe problem when...
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globetrott
Apr 15, 2015

Victoria on Mahé island is an easily walkable city

This information is mainly ment for passengers of cruiseships : To book an organized citytour of the town of Victoria does not really make a lot of sense and it is also a waste of money,because you...
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globetrott
Apr 15, 2015

Coco d'Amour

Coco d'Amour is a special liquor made in the Seychelles and it is made of ordinary coco-nuts and NOT by Coco-de-mer - nuts, as you might asume when you look at the special bottle in which the liquor...
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globetrott
Apr 14, 2015

Gonna have to slow it down

Seychelles seems to be a lot like the Carribean. No one is in a hurry except the tourists. When you go to a restaurant, you will notice this most. It can easily take 2 hours to eat sometimes. The...
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skippinrocks
May 14, 2010

Sey Brew

Well not quiet a cultural tip - but in some countries a beer is part of culture isn't it. Since the first bottle rolled off the production line of Seychelles Breweries Ltd in June 1972, SeyBrew Lager...
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MikeAtSea
Apr 04, 2008

Blatant nudity is offensive in Seychelles

It is quite acceptable to go topless on the beaches of Seychelles, however, discretion should be maintained. The Seychellois people are not comfortable with nudity, and are offended by people who...
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dickiebird
Dec 12, 2006

Cinnamon

On a trip around the island we came across this lady sitting by the side of the road stripping bark off the cinnamon tree. Only the bark is used and it is a very sought after spice which is one of the...
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grets
Jan 29, 2005

Bread fruit

Not a custom, really, but a food item....Breadfruits are abundant, and they make very good deep-fried chips out of them in addition to other stuff. Try breadfruit chips instead of potatoes, or as a...
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Saagar
May 10, 2004

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Day trip to La Digue

...Continued from Part 1 due to exceeding VT's maximum character limit... Arriving back in La Passe, bustling by Seychelles standards, Emma took the opportunity to browse the gift shops for...
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Victoria Botanical Gardens

We visited the Botanical Gardens on a Saturday afternoon during our stay in Victoria in March 2015. The Botanical Gardens are located on the slopes of Mont Fleuri, a 20-30 minute walk south of the...
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The Doctor's House

The Doctor's House is located just behind Anse St Jose beach on the southern shore of the island of Curieuse. It is a two storey Creole-style mansion, with a large verandah on the upper floor, and...
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Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve

Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve is one of only two UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Seychelles (the other being the remote Aldabra Atoll with its giant tortoises). Highlights include the world's...
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Sir Selwyn Selwyn-Clarke Market

Saturday morning is said to be the best time to visit Victoria's Sir Selwyn Selwyn-Clarke Market as this is when you will find it busiest with local shoppers. Of course, if a quiet browse around the...
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Anse St Jose

The beach of Anse St Jose is located on the southern coast of the island of Curieuse. When you visit the island from neighbouring Praslin or La Digue you will either arrive at, or depart from, Anse...
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