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travel42 Port Guide: Mahe

Mahe travel42 Port of Call Guide

Picture a huge granite mountain—its colors ranging from pure white to pitch black—rising nearly straight up from the sea: That's Mahe.

Dotted with palm and other green trees and surrounded by more than 60 white-sand beaches, Mahe is the largest, most populated island in the chain and the group's economic and political center (90% of Seychellois live on this 17-mi-/27-km-long island). The country's only town, Victoria, is one of the world's smallest capitals. A miniature clocktower marks the t...

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