A large number of reefs within the inner granitic islands of the archipelago of Seychelles could be entirely lost, unless concerted action is taken soon to control crown of thorns, warns Dr. Udo Englhardt, the expert on on the management of crown of thorns in a...
a Digue Island
This is the fourth largest island in Seychelles. Nature lovers will enjoy traditional island life. Bicycles and oxcarts are popular modes of transport.
White-sand beaches and granite rock outcrops rim the coast. There is a fee to visit the beach at the nearby L’Union Estate. The fee includes a tour through this old copra factory and vanilla plantation.
Veuve Nature Reserve is another attraction here in this island. You will find the endangered black paradise flycatcher, also called “the widow” because of its streaming black tail feathers.
Diving and rock climbing are popular in this island. Hikers will enjoy La Pass to Grand Anse Trail, which goes past French colonial houses through woodlands and marsh areas to gorgeous Grand Anse beach.
The most popular alcoholic drink on La Digue is palm wine, which most Seychellois people like to make themselves by fermenting the inside of a coconut.