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Apr 24, 2006 - Aboard The Bay Berry

Crewing: One of the major undertakings when crewing your own boat is figuring out what to cook, and doing a good job of it. Over the years, some of the best meals we have had have been on a bare boat. In the Seychelles we continue to eat well on the boat, but with a slight twist. We took our shopping list to the grocery store in Mahe before boarding the Bay Berry, only to find there wasn't much on the shelves. It's similar to Estes Park in the summer, when Safeway runs out of everything, but here, "everything" has to come 1000 miles in a...

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Apr 22, 2006 - The Few, The Proud, The Hurnis

The Few, The Proud, The Hurnis We decided we do more before most people wake up, so we took up a new slogan. Case in point, we are undersail before most people put their heads above deck. We arrived at the L'Union Plantation before the staff. We begged cold drinks from the beach side restaurant at the Anse Source d'Argent beach while the cook was walking through the door to open the place. Needless to say, we are also going to bed just as the southern cross is rising in the south. It is fun, however, to see constellations we have never seen...

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Nov 26, 2005 - Seychelles - Beach Island Paradise

THE SEYCHELLES - A VIEW FROM PARADISE by Eric While on our flight from Dubai, I looked down at the map in the Emirates Airlines magazine to see exactly where our next destination was and there before me were a few tiny dots marked the Seychelles surrounded by a full page of blue representing the vastness of the Indian Ocean. The white knuckle flier that I am, the first thought that popped into my mind naturally was " Get out the life preserver, it's gonna be an ocean crash landing if we run into trouble on this flight." The second thing...

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Nov 26, 2005 - The Seychelles - A Piece of Paradise

THE SEYCHELLES- A VIEW FROM PARADISE Written by Eric and Carl While on our flight from Dubai, I looked down at the map in the Emirates Airlines magazine to see exactly where our next destination was and there before me were a few tiny dots marked the Seychelles surrounded by a full page of blue representing the vastness of the Indian Ocean. It occurred to me just how remote and isolated these islands were - meeting the number one criteria of any paradise seeker. We landed in the capital Mahe, walked down the flight stairs to a perfect...

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