Seychelles, 1990

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Frigate Island Photos

Our Twin Otter coming in to land on the grass airstrip at Frigate Island.  The airstrip is mostly hidden behind the pilot's wrist, but this shows the narrow gap between the palm trees and the beach.

Our Twin Otter coming in to land on the grass airstrip at Frigate Island.  The airstrip is mostly hidden
            behind the pilot's wrist, but this shows the narrow gap between the palm trees and the beach.

I hope he can stop in time....
Full reverse thrust to stop at the turning area (in front of me) by the hotel buildings.

I hope he can stop in time....  Full reverse thrust to stop at the turning area (in front of me)
            by the hotel buildings.

Even smaller planes also landed at Frigate.

Even smaller planes also landed at Frigate.

Linda searching for a space to lay the towel down on another crowded beach on Frigate.

Linda searching for a space to lay the towel down on another crowded beach on Frigate.

At the time I took this picture, this was one-tenth of the world's population of Seychelles Magpie Robins.

One-tenth of the world's population of Seychelles Magpie Robins</a>.

The walk to Paradise Garden...  Exploring the jungle paths that run all over the island.

The walk to Paradise Garden...  Exploring the jungle paths that run all over the island.

A belligerent land tortoise.  This one chased after me, hissing loudly (perhaps he didn't like having his photo taken).

A belligerent land tortoise. This one chased after me, hissing loudly (perhaps he didn't
            like having his photo taken).

Mont Signale at the top of the island.

Mont Signale at the top of the island.

Fantastic view from the top of the island.

Fantastic view from the top of the island.

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