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Seychelles welcomes a new National Heritage Treasure Trail on Praslin Island

May 27, 2014 Destination Global No Comments Email Email

Seychelles-TravelMr Christopher Gill and his Iles Des Palmes Eco Resort of Praslin working in partnership with the National Heritage Foundation which is Chaired by Mr. Pat Nanty, has open a historical treasure trail that is now open to the Public for tours.

The trail tour commences with an interesting display of 17th Century Pirate Relics found along the treasure trail.

photoIt proceeds to explain the economy of the plantation era before Seychelles had an airport and the connection to the World was by slow boat every 6 months. In this era, spices were king. This is the era when Cinnamon, patcouli, copra were important cash crop for the Seychelles.

The Tour winds on to the old distillery, that once supplied many of the perfume houses of Paris. The tour then goes on to the 17th Century Pirate Oven which is a historical find of incredible proportions. It gives us a direct link to the lives of pirates during that century. There were many, but the most famous was Le Vasseur La Buse or Le Boucher.

The tour enhances every visitors Seychelles experience, enriching their knowledge of Seychelles.

This new Heritage Treasure Trail on Praslin is seen as a welcomed addition to the list of important attrac>tions now available on the island of Praslin.

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