Category Archives: Seychelles

Behind the scenes – Australian journalist John Savage sings “Pub with no beer”


Whilst covering the third International Carnaval de Victoria Australian journalist, John Savage from eGlobal Travel Media – http://eglobaltravelmedia.com.au/ gave us a private rendition on ukulele at the Kempinski Hotel of the Slim Dusty song “Pub with no beer” – John had already entertained the world press aboard a boat on a trip around the marine park that afternoon.

Takamaka Rum

Our thanks go to Takamaka Rum for their kind sponsorship of our coverage of the 3rd Edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria

Behind the scenes with Masons Travel for SOCA News


Stephen Spark, UK journalist for SOCA News interviews Alan Mason, Managing Director of the Seychelles oldest established and biggest tour operator, Masons Travel.

We visit the Masons team as they prepare to take part in the 3rd Carnaval International de Victoria in Mahe in the Seychelles.


For information on Masons Travel, visit their website http://www.masonstravel.com

SOCA News is published online at http://www.socanews.com/

Takamaka Rum

Our thanks go to Takamaka Rum for their kind sponsorship of our coverage of the 3rd Edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria

Behind the scenes – India


Info on scuba diving visiting the Seychelles as an invited member of the press by the tourist board, went behind the scenes on the Saturday morning of the third Carnaval International de Victoria and recorded this impromptu performance by the group from India – with Elvis Goes from Goa and the Pioneers of Quepem who livened up the pre parade proceedings.

Our thanks to them for this rendition to our camera.

Takamaka Rum

 Our thanks go to Takamaka Rum for their kind sponsorship of our coverage of the 3rd Edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria

Bourbon Kings live on stage


The Bourbon Kings, Michael Quinn, Gene Nelson & Andy Dee performed live on stage on Saturday 9th February in the Capital of the Seychelles, Mahe, for the third International Carnaval de Victoria

Shot using four cameras – two locked off on tripods, one – an Intova Sport HD on the neck of the guitar played by Gene Nelson, and one operated. There was no camera rehearsal and the result was edited “as live” using the multicamera feature in Adobe Premiere CS6

This video is posted with the full permission of the Bourbon Kings, and is produced by Info on scuba diving.

You can download for free music from the Bourbon Kings here:- http://www.reverbnation.com/michaelquinnandthebourbonkings

For more videos from the Bourbon Kings visit Michaels channel http://www.youtube.com/user/thermus77

Takamaka Rum

Our thanks go to Takamaka Rum for their kind sponsorship of our coverage of the 3rd Edition of the Carnaval International de Victoria

Zip lining with Intova Sport HD


Short video to show the Intova Sport HD POV camera in action and fun on the zip wires of SMACS Adventures in the Seychelles.

Specialised Multi Adventure Company (SMAC Adventures) is located in the beautiful Seychelles Islands at the Constance Ephelia Resort on Mahe.

For more information on zip lining or rock climbing with them, visit http://www.smacadventures.com

For information on the Intova Sport HD camera visit http://www.intova.net/