Name of the Seychelles Island may be strange to our ears. But do not be surprised, this island nation even chosen by Prince William and Kate Middleton as the honeymoon.
Seychelles is located in the central Indian Ocean. Country that connect these African countries, is about 1,600 kilometers east of mainland Africa and northeast of Madagascar. Seychelles population is estimated 88 thousand people who represent the ethnic diversity of Europe, Arabia, China, India, and from a number of other Asian countries.
Countries that rely on the tourism sector to drive economic progress. In one year alone, at least 300 thousand foreign tourists visited the Seychelles.
While visiting this island nation, immediately felt the tropical atmosphere when you first landed at the airport which is located just a few meters from the sea. Trees typical of tropical climates such as palm trees, many of us have encountered directly. Similarly, the hills are covered by tropical rain forest trees are also a lot of us have encountered.
Seychelles islands which number around 115 uninhabited islands for over 150 years before being recognized by Western explorers. Austronesian sailors and Arab traders were the first to visit the Seychelles Islands. The first time, Europe entered the island in 1502 by a Portuguese sailor Vasco da Gama, passed Amirantes.
This nation is an archipelago consisting of 115 tropical islands with two major islands, Mahe and Praslin. These islands are composed of several different groups. Mahe Group consists of 42 granite islands.
These islands are mostly rocky and has a coastline of tongs and 914-meter-high hill. Mahe is the largest island and is the location of the capital of Victoria. Being the other islands are small islands such as reef flat with lots of coral reefs there.
Seychelles has a tropical climate with temperatures fairly stable throughout the year, which is between 26-31 degrees Celsius with an average of 29 degrees centigrade. October to March is characterized by warm and humid weather. This is influenced by northwest winds. In January and February, a prolonged rain tends to fall.
Because the Seychelles is a country with many islands, so it's no wonder this country has a very beautiful beach. White sandy beaches, the green sea and the many large rocks at the beaches, reminds us of the island of Bangka-Belitung.
In these islands were also some luxury hotel stands majestically, like the Four Seasons Hotel, Hotel Banyan, Ephilia Resort, and many others. In fact, there is a resort located on the land reclamation results.
Country that is among the smallest in the world seems simple. The unique of this island nation, though tropical, Seychelles inhabited by blacks, and Caucasians of British and French who had invaded the region.
Well, on the island where Prince William and Kate Middleton honeymoon some time ago? Apparently, they spent their honeymoon in the North Island, part of the Seychelles Islands are famous for beautiful and very private.
No need to worry about the difficulties to reach this region. Despite being isolated in the middle of the ocean, but many international airlines to fly regularly in the Seychelles, such as major airlines in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and so forth.
So, when you will pay a visit to the Seychelles Island?