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Photos from a day trip to the third biggest island of the Seychelles, La Digue, on festival day; the celebration of Assumption.
- On the way to La Digue!
- The quiet streets of La Digue
- Seychelles paradise flycatcher (Terpsiphone corvina), male
The entire world population of this bird, currently around 200 individuals, is restricted to the tiny island of La Digue
- Seychelles paradise flycatcher (Terpsiphone corvina), female
Loss of it's natural woodland habitat has reduced numbers of Seychelles paradise flycatchers so much that it is listed as Critically Endandgered by the IUCN.
- A picture of paradise!
- Me at Anse Source d'Argent, on of the most famous beaches in the Seychelles
- Palm spider (Nephila inaurita), fearsome looking, though not dangerous!
- Me at Anse Source d'Argent; an incredible beach!
- View out to sea through some big granatic boulders
- Assumption day parade
- One of the main streets on the busiest day of the year!
- Church decorated for Assumption
- Cemetry at L'Union Estate where all family members have been buried
- Vanilla (Vanilla planifolia) was cultivated in plantations
The vanilla is the vine, not the tree which is grown only to provide a structure for the vanilla to grow up.
- Tiny La Digue (only 10 km2) viewed from the boat