If you ride from the main part of town to Anse Source D'Argent Beach, you'll pass a park where the locals still use oxen power to grind coconuts out of their shells.
On the island of La Digue, the main sources of transportation are bicycles and oxen-drawn carts.
On Curieuse there is a sanctuary for giant tortoises. It's one of the only places in the world where you can touch them (as Teleost's guests are doing).
Tourists rent bicycles for a day of sightseeing on the well-paved roads of La Digue.
In the Valkee de Mai tropical forest, the Coco de Mer seeds are so heavy that workers must carry them on their heads.
The main island, Mahe, is cautious about the way tourism develops.
Anse Source D’Argent Beach on La Digue boasts unique rock formations and is often cited as one of the most gorgeous sand stretches on earth.
The Wharf Marina and Hotel, just a few minutes’ drive from the airport on the main island Mahe, is the only base in the Seychelles that can support a yacht of Teleost’s size. The marina also is home to a base for The Moorings and its bareboats.
The interesting gigantic rock formations that are grouped along Anse Source D'Argent Beach are good for more than just sightseeing.
Stewardess Zisha Dee Otto serves one of chef Stuart Dunsheath's delicious preparations to a guest on Teleost's aft deck.
A favorite dish is darne of salmon trout with white and green asparagus and bois boudran.
This Memorial Day, remember those who were lost serving our country on the high seas in the U.S. Navy aboard PT Boats. Recently we were invited out for a ride on the only operational combat-veteran PT Boat, PT 305 in New Orleans.
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