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Palm-fringed silvery sands, turquoise seas, misty mountains and coral reefs coupled with tropical sun and starry skies make the Seychelles an idyllic escape for discerning travelers. The authors provide fascinating coverage of the islands' biodiversity, from mangroves, turtles and birds to nature reserves. They reveal the islands many secrets from coco de mer palm forests and bird sanctuaries to local markets and Creole cuisine. This edition updates facts on hotels and on getting around as well as news on the conservation front.


This newest edition gives up-to-date facts on hotels and practical details about getting around as well as the latest news on the conservation front.

About the Author

Liz Mair and Lynnath Beckley are experts in Indian Ocean ornithology and marine science. 

Table of Contents

Part One: General informationChapter 1 Background information. Geography, Geology, Oceanography, Climate and weather, History, Politics, Government and administration, Economy

Chapter 2 People and Culture. Population, Language, Religion, Education, Culture, National emblems, Sport and recreation

Chapter 3 Biodiversity. Plants, Invertebrates, Amphibians, Reptiles, Mammals, Birds, Coral reefs, Fishes

Chapter 4 Planning Your Trip. When to visit, Highlights, Seychelles tourist offices, Red tape, Embassies and consulates, Getting there and away, Tour operators, Health, Safety, What to take, Money, Getting around, Accommodation, Eating out, Shopping and souvenirs, Media and communications, Responsible tourism/Giving something back, Activities

Part Two: The islands

Chapter 5 Mahé

Chapter 6 Praslin

Chapter 7 La Digue

Chapter 8 Other Inner Islands

Chapter 9 Outer Coralline Islands

Chapter 10 The Aldabra Group


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Mair, Lyn
Bradt Travel Guides
Beckley, Lynnath
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Bradt Travel Guide
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16 color pages and 31 maps
8.5 x 5.25 in

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