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Creole Culture: La Fête La Digue

This weekend will see a wave of visitors swarm to the tiny Seychelles island of La Digue for “La Fête La Digue” – a weekend of partying and celebration culminating with an island-wide Catholic procession celebrating the “Feast of the Assumption of Mary” on Tuesday 15th August.     The[…]

The life and times of Poppy “T” McGee

This is the story of Poppy “T” McGee, a lanky sweet-natured stray dog from La Digue who stole our hearts and became a intrinsic part of the Le Nautique family. Call it serendipity, kizmet or fate but this heart-warming story has been playing out for over 5 years now and[…]

Creole Recipes: Breadfruit

Exploring the Seychelles Islands you are bound to come across many soaring trees teaming with large, green, round, lumpy looking fruits – but what are they? This is “Breadfruit”.     Breadfruit has lumpy green flesh and a potato-like texture which can be served as part of a main meal[…]

Hiking Trails Around Mahe

The Seychelles is renowned for it’s tropical beauty, white sandy beaches and lush green forests. While many holiday-makers prefer to laze on our warm sands with a cocktail in hand (who could blame them), the more adventurous travellers chose to lace up their hiking boots and explore the wilder side of the[…]

Timeline: Seychelles History

Working in La Digue this week, I stumbled across the latest copy of “Seyguide” magazine – a fantastic free tourist information guide on beautiful island paradise. Finally finding the time to kick back and relax on our newly built waterfront deck, I casually flicked through the guides glossy pages and came across a fascinating article[…]

Creole Classic perfect for Labour Day

Here in Seychelles we love our curries hot and spicy, full of fragrance and flavour and with lashings of coconut milk (or even coconut cream if we’re feeling naughty – sorry waistline). Kari Koko Poul (chicken curry) is by far the island’s favourite dish, available in almost all restaurants and take-aways and the[…]

Seychelles National Botanical Gardens

The past two weeks we have been enjoying the ultimate #staycation, playing tourist as we show our good friend Sophie around our beautiful island nation. Last week was spent island hopping between Praslin and La Digue, seeing all of the tourist hotspots such as the Vallee de Mai, L’Union Estate and[…]

Day Tripping: The Vallee De Mai

From the smallest frog, to the heaviest land tortoise and the only flightless bird in the Indian Ocean, the Seychelles nurtures an amazing array of endemic species surrounded by untouched, exceptional natural beauty.     Our islands are considered a living museum of natural history and a sanctuary for some of the[…]

Community: Animal Welfare Seychelles

This weeks blog is a change from the usual and covers a topic very close to our heart – animal welfare in the Seychelles. As massive animal lovers, the team at Le Nautique Seychelles have strived to do our bit for local animal welfare since arriving in the Seychelles, rescuing sick and[…]