Seychelles 2002 
25 years as independant state.
88.000 inhabitants, peacefull, multiracial.
1200 km in extent - 120 islands - 20.000 sq km.
900 km from Madagaskar, 1100 km from Tanzania.
Socialistic demokrats have consistently succeded intensive social wellfare and environmental care.
I do hope they stay in power and the economy out of the global economy jungle - so the human and natural beaty are not spoiled like the rest of the world.
This is my favorite country out of Scandinavia.