Maldivians' Visit in December: Mahe
12th December 2004
12.00pm the members of PRS SIV YOUTH and Miss Farida met at
the airport of PRASLIN.
12.30pm we were on the plane on our way to Mahe and upon arrival
we were greeted by the co-ordinator of SIV youth in Seychelles,
Mr. Alain De Commarmond. We boarded the bus to our destination
the youth hostel at Anse Royale. We returned to the airport
at 14.30pm to welcome our visitors, the students from the Amaddhiya
School in the Maldives.
welcomed them with soft drinks and snacks at the airport. Then
we all made our way to the hostel.
boys and girls were put in separate rooms. Later we went down
to the beach at Anse Royale and this was followed by dinner.
After dinner we had a small meeting so as to lay down our plan
to our visitors.
this we all went to bed, excited about the next day.
13th December 2004
woke up at 6.30am and had breakfast at the girls' dormitory
and 8.00am we left the hostel. Our tour for that day consisted
of visits to the Ministry of Education, the youth centre, the
capital Victoria, the National library, the Vice President and
the Botanical Garden where we had our lunch. At 17.00pm we returned
to the hostel, all exhausted but happy.
14th December 2004
7.00am we were all up and at 8.00am we had our breakfast. Then
we went to Cap Ternay beach where we met some members of the
Young Citizen group (This is a movement which is aiming mainly
at getting the youth of our society to be responsible and reinforce
the moral values that was once an integral part of our society.
It targets students from the primary and secondary schools).
At 12.00pm we made our way to Victoria to meet the Minister
of Environment, Mr Ronny Jumeau to have lunch with him. We returned
to the hostel at 4.30pm and went to bed late because we were
playing games till 1 o'clock in the morning.
15th December 2004
was our last day on Mahe. In the morning we packed and later
we went to the Youth Assembly to attend a session. This was
followed by a last tour of Victoria and a visit to Mont Royale
(a rehabilitation centre for drugs addict). At 3.00pm we took
the catamaran, Cat Cocos to Praslin