Seychelles Group, Indian Ocean

Photos taken by David Stanley on Mahe, La Digue, and Praslin in the Seychelles Islands, Indian Ocean.
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Hiking trails provide easy access to the Valee de Mai Nature Reserve on Praslin Island, Seychelles. The reserve`s famous coco-de-mer palms can live up to a thousand years and grow over 30 meters tall.

Hiking trails provide easy access to the Valee de Mai Nature Reserve on Praslin Island, Seychelles. The reserve`s famous coco-de-mer palms can live up to a thousand years and grow over 30 meters tall.

Torch ginger (Etlingera elatior) grows in the Botanical Gardens at Victoria on Mahe Island, Seychelles.

Torch ginger (Etlingera elatior) grows in the Botanical Gardens at Victoria on Mahe Island, Seychelles.

The Botanical Gardens at Victoria on Mahe Island, Seychelles, contains many exotic plants including the coco-de-mer.

The Botanical Gardens at Victoria on Mahe Island, Seychelles, contains many exotic plants including the coco-de-mer.

Over 6,000 coco-de-mer palms with their enormous fan-shaped fronds are found in the Valee de Mai Nature Reserve on Praslin Island, Seychelles. This largest nut in the plant kingdom can weigh up to 18 kilograms.

D-Stanley posted a photo: Over coco-de-mer palms with their enormous fan-shaped fronds are found in the Valee de Mai Nature Reserve on Praslin Island, Seychelles. This largest nut in the plant kingdom can weigh up to 18 kilograms.

La Veuve Reserve Speciale on La Digue Island, Seychelles, offers the chance of seeing the black paradise flycatcher.

La Veuve Reserve Speciale on La Digue Island, Seychelles, offers the chance of seeing the black paradise flycatcher.

Cote d'Or on Anse Volbert is one of the most popular beaches on Praslin Island, Seychelles.

Cote d'Or on Anse Volbert is one of the most popular beaches on Praslin Island, Seychelles.

Valee de Mai Nature Reserve on Praslin Island is one of only two UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Seychelles.

D-Stanley posted a photo: Valee de Mai Nature Reserve on Praslin Island is one of only two UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Seychelles.

Visitors are managed at the entrance to the Valee de Mai Nature Reserve on Praslin Island, Seychelles, where an admission fee of US$20 per person is collected.

Visitors are managed at the entrance to the Valee de Mai Nature Reserve on Praslin Island, Seychelles, where an admission fee of US$20 per person is collected.

Baie Ste Anne Jetty on Praslin Island receives large passenger catamarans from Victoria, capital of the Seychelles.

Baie Ste Anne Jetty on Praslin Island receives large passenger catamarans from Victoria, capital of the Seychelles.

Praslin Island is visible across the strait from Anse Source d'Argent Beach on La Digue Island, Seychelles.

Praslin Island is visible across the strait from Anse Source d'Argent Beach on La Digue Island, Seychelles.

The huge pink granite rocks towering above Anse Source d'Argent Beach on La Digue Island, Seychelles, are rather spectacular.

The huge pink granite rocks towering above Anse Source d'Argent Beach on La Digue Island, Seychelles, are rather spectacular.

Countless centuries of weathering have sculpted the pink granite rocks of Anse Source d'Argent Beach on La Digue Island, Seychelles, into shapes resembling modern art.

Countless centuries of weathering have sculpted the pink granite rocks of Anse Source d'Argent Beach on La Digue Island, Seychelles, into shapes resembling modern art.

The colossal pink granite boulders and brilliant white sands of Anse Source d'Argent on La Digue Island, Seychelles, make this one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

The colossal pink granite boulders and brilliant white sands of Anse Source d'Argent on La Digue Island, Seychelles, make this one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Copra oil production on L'Union Estate, was once controlled from this colonial plantation house on La Digue Island, Seychelles.

Copra oil production on L'Union Estate, was once controlled from this colonial plantation house on La Digue Island, Seychelles.

This cemetery on La Digue Island, Seychelles, was the private burial place of the Mellon Family who were among the original settlers of the island.

This cemetery on La Digue Island, Seychelles, was the private burial place of the Mellon Family who were among the original settlers of the island.

A local rides along the coastal road on La Digue Island, Seychelles.

A local rides along the coastal road on La Digue Island, Seychelles.

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