Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve

In the heart of the small island of Praslin, the reserve has the vestiges of a natural palm forest preserved in almost its original state. The famous coco de mer , from a palm-tree once believed to grow in the depths of the sea, is the largest seed in the plant kingdom.

Since 1983 it is a Unesco site.

Thanks to Yves for the postcard.

 

seychelles - vallee de mai

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