Daily Archives: 2003-08-22

Coco-nutter Races – Mahe, Seychelles Islands

Light powder granules bleached by the fierce sunbeams. Intermittent breezes push the cotton-ball clouds through the sky like a tumbleweed skimming across the desert. Except slower. Everything is slower here. The lukewarm sea water graduates from sapphire blue to ultramarine to lime green. It ends up the color of the tea I drank this morning with just a tad too much milk making it a deep beige where the hypnotic ocean scoops up the beach in a whirling billowy tumble of grainy surf. It creeps dangerously close to my toes but I don`t mind when it finally slurps up to my ankles leaving behind bubbly boots covering my feet. read more

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