Our Bungalow - No neighbors except chickens, geckoos, spiders and monster cockroaches

Our terrace

Anse Coco - secluded quiet beach, 30 minutes walk to get there; almost deserted

Anse Coco - secluded quiet beach, 30 minutes walk to get there; almost deserted

Anse Coco - secluded quiet beach, 30 minutes walk to get there; almost deserted


Anse Coco - secluded quiet beach, 30 minutes walk to get there; almost deserted

Anse Coco - secluded quiet beach, 30 minutes walk to get there; almost deserted

Anse Lazio on Praslin (Neigbor island)

Granite rocks and the Indian Ocean

Anse Patates - tiny stunning beach, one of my favorites


Anse Patates - tiny stunning beach, one of my favorites

Anse Severe - one of my favorite beaches

Anse Severe at Low Tide, 40 cm 30 degrees warm water

Anse Severe at Low Tide, 40 cm 30 degrees warm water

Source d'Argent - the famous Bacardi Beach. Many commercials have been shot here like Bacardi or Raffaello and right next to the beach they shot the movie Emanuelle with Silvia Kristel


Palms and Rocks on Source d'Argent

Source d'Argent - the famous Bacardi Beach. Many commercials have been shot here eg. Bacardi and right next to the beach they shot the movie Emanuelle with Silvia Kristel

Union Estate - used to be a huge coconut and vanilla farm, home of Anse Source D'Argent

The locals are enjoying La Digue also

Low Tide (germ. Ebbe), no swimming possible


A fruitbat (german: Flughund). Very cool animals

Our neighbor, btw I really hate spiders

Spiderweb

Someone shouldn't be afraid of Geckoos because they have a tendency to fall from the ceilings

Fat Lizard - they are everywhere


Our alarm and neighbors. They get up at around 5.

Cute Cat visiting

Cute dog enjoying himself

Giant Turtle

Yes, they love to be petted


Not every beach is safe for swimming

Hit by a wave

Grand Anse meaning large beach, not for swimming

Grand Anse meaning large beach, not for swimming

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Rainbow over Grand Anse

Almost no shade on Grand Anse. Some tourists help themselves

Gigantic granite rocks

Cool graniteblocks

Don't they look amazing?


In the middle of the Indian Ocean

Exploring Grand Anse

Just enjoying

One of the few roads

Beautiful orchids everywhere


Looks pretty

Plant and an upcoming party in the background

Jackfruit (german: Stinkfrucht) - they smell like something dead but taste really good

Petit Anse meaning small beach, not for swimming

Petit Anse meaning small beach, not for swimming


Petit Anse and Grand Anse - top view

Praslin - the neighbor island

Sunset over Praslin

Sunset on La Digue - the island where we stayed

Sunset and a boat


Tropical rain over Praslin

Tropical rain over Praslin

Valle De Mai - national park on Praslin. Once believed to be the the original site of the Garden of Eden.

Visit for more information

View from La Digue to Praslin

High Dynamic Range Shot - a couple of different exposures merged into one single shot.


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