COMORIAN ISLANDS

Composed of four islands, one French, Mayotte, the Comoran Islands we reserve nice surprises : highly colored, rich in diversity and intensely traditional. This is traditional and natural character that pushed us to focus on three islands Grande Comore, Anjouan and Moheli.

The Grande Comore

The Grande Comore, full of stories and legends, having been successively the Portuguese invasions, Arab and French, has become a major hub of trade in the northern part of the Indian Ocean between the IX and XIX centuries. kingdoms, Sultanate, Piracy, Colonization have all left traces of splendor, decadence, renewal and transfer. She is also the youngest of the Comoros Islands have experienced a recent and still active volcanism, the latest blast took place in 1977. What gives a particular aspect to the Island, dominated by volcanic black rocks, contrasting with the turquoise blue sea and the white flashes of the waves, giving it a lovely tropical volcanic island allure. She has few rivers, which distinguishes it from other Islands, its people rely on ground water finely filtered by volcanic rocks. Many monuments are still standing : public places, N'gomé or wall protecting the city, not to mention the mosques ; In summary, Grande Comore is truly dedicated to the cultural understanding of the Island especially, when you cross the celebration of a great marriage, a festive event that can last a week to a village.

Anjouan

Anjouan is an island born of a sub longest undersea volcano. The rivers are rich, the mountain forms a large barrier to clouds and rain is more frequent. This allows a richer agriculture than on other islands. Here, rural facet of the Comoros is more pronounced : banana crops, clove, vanilla, cocoa, ylang ylang, orange, cassava,... The atmosphere is friendly medinas and colorful markets. Anjouan also has beautiful waterfalls and waterfalls. The road through the interior, sinuous and shaded by lush vegetation, you closer to nature Comorian which is home to unique species in the Island. More, it is also full of stories of conquest and Arab countertops and has kept the impression a Bantu expansion preceding the birth of Swahili culture.

Moheli

Moheli or "Island nature", has kept the wild of its unique nature. She has a natural charm unusual : Mountain, mangrove, white sand beaches, uninhabited islets, primary forest, fauna and flora still preserved : large bald mice Living Stone ; one still encounters the green turtles come to nest on the quiet beaches. It gives a more remote air of modern civilization than the other two islands, what also makes its charm. The population is predominantly rural and has a sense of hospitality.

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