Bird Island, Seychelles

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Bird Island is a coral cay of 70 hectares surrounded by five kilometers of beach and is the most northerly island of the Seychelles archipelago, situated 100 kilometers north of the capital Mahé. Bird Island Lodge, opened in 1973 by Guy Savy and his wife Marie-France, is the island’s only  ‘hotel’ (24 individual, comfortable chalets) […]

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A Man, a Villa, and a Camera

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Karl Ammann, a Swiss-born former hotelier who now lives in Nanyuki, Kenya, has built a splendid villa for rent high above the turquoise seas of the Seychelles. Few people who stay in it probably know that Ammann is also a photographer and filmmaker, an avid conservationist who has helped uncover the terrible truth about the […]

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Cousine Island, Seychelles

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Who They Are “An island where nature thrives and man is a silent observer,” is how Cousine describes itself. If the Seychelles has a name for conservation-minded tourism, Cousine Island was one of the first to lead the way. The 64-acre island is recognized internationally as one of the most ecologically important private islands in […]

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