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Ilha do Ibo

Old fisherman dhow

Old dhow

Not quite sea worthy . . . .

The crew, Mozambique

PEARLS IN THE INDIAN OCEAN

Typical Market day

Typical Highland View

Chagos

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Diego Garcia BIOT looking South

Andaman Sea - Off Phuket

Zanzibar market, 1969

Madagascar's wondrous wildlife (and where to see it)

Madagascar is well-known for its biodiversity; 5% of all animal and plant species known to man live here and only here (70% of the fauna and 90% of the flora are endemic). For travellers, admiring this modern-day Noah’s Ark is a highlight of a trip to the Red Island.<p>Fortunately, there are plenty of …

Top 10 protected areas in Madagascar

It is hard to underestimate how unique Madagascar’s wildlife is: an incredible 615 species have been discovered on the island since 1999. To preserve this precious natural heritage, the country has developed an extensive network of protected areas, each of them special for different reasons.<p><b>Parc</b> …

Eat your way around Madagascar

Madagascar conjures up images of leaping lemurs, primeval rainforest and idyllic shores. But few people think of the island as a gastronomic destination.<p>Madagascar was populated by waves of migrants from around the Indian Ocean, who each brought their food staples and recipes with them. …

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race 2011-12: Top ten videos

Telegraph Sport compiles its list of the best ten video clips of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.<p><b>1. Surf’s up</b><p>The full exhilaration of ocean racing is felt as Visit Finland, an entry in the Clipper 2011-12 Race, surfs down a wave at 27 knots.<p>Heading toward the Race 9 finish line, the Golden …

Sailing

Tropical Island Luxury Yacht

Galactica Star - maiden voyage