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The tops of the acacia trees  
   

The tops of the acacia trees

This shot was taken straight down from the top of Morne Blanc, where the acacia trees form a canopy below.
My day off in the mountains

June 2nd 2007
Finally, a full day off. I decided to take advantage of it by heading up into the mountains. Mahe Island is a granite formation, unlike most oceanic islands which are coral formations. As a result, there are mountains which rise up over 900 metres above sea level. Mostly they are covered by a thick mountain forest, but some places reveal steep granite cliff faces. I caught a bus up the Sans Souci ... read more
Africa » Seychelles » Mahé

Seychellois Flag A lengthy struggle between France and Great Britain for the islands ended in 1814, when they were ceded to the latter. Independence came in 1976. Socialist rule was brought to a close with a new constitution and free elections in 1993. The most recen... ... read more
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