Causing trouble…?

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The giant Flying Fox (or Fruit bat) has a wing span of up to 5 feet (1.5m). Now it has got the doubtful reputation of being the cause of the current Ebola epidemic in West Africa. This particular portrait I took in the Seychelles where you see them fly everywhere also in plain daylight. (I flipped the pic upside down)

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A wet ride

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Caught by one of those heavy showers that suddenly appears in this region of the Indian Ocean. She seemed happy enough anyway and after a short while the sun was dominating the scene again.

La Digue island. February 16. 2012

The noble art…

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.. of setting up the volleyball net. What a day, what a game!   Anse Major, Mahé. The Seychelles. February 5. 2012

A cold beer

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Finishing the day at Beau Vallon beach, The Seychelles. One could be worse off!

February 6. 2012

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Sunday dinner with the family at the restaurant. Praslin island. Seychelles. February 12. 2012

 

(photo slightly blurred. I have also cloned away an irritating white tube)

A fish with an attitude

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A number of paradise-like islands in the middle of the Indian Ocean… The Seychelles.

One of the highlights for me was the diving.

It might look like an easy motive but it´s not, I promise. It´s a different ballgame to take pictures under water. The creatures you meet accept your presence up to a certain point. If you get to close they are off in a hurry. No posing from this guy.

Want to see more from this place? click on category Seychelles   The above photo was taken February 9. 2012.