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)


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

Me and the cow..

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..quietly contemplating the giant tortoise!  La Digue island, the Seychelles 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


Hey mister..

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 “don´t swim to far out.. there are big sharks out there”  the twins told me and smiled between them.

It was mostly a friendly joke. But I knew that six months earlier sharks had killed one french man and two weeks later an english tourist not very far from this beach.

Praslin island, The Seychelles. February 2012.


A year ago

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I took a very good decision. I made a flight reservation southeast (for a change) and ended up on this special place south of the equator. The Seychelles.  The picture is from Beau Vallon beach at the island of Mahé.