Travel Blogs from Noumea, New Caledonia

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Disgorgery – A Cruising Conspiracy, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

Disgorgery – A Cruising Conspiracy

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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  I'd bet there are ten, maybe fifteen passengers on this ship of 1,900 that are younger than Elenka and I. Early on I made a point to start asking my travel mates how many cruises they've taken and haven't come across anyone who has done less than ...

NEW CALEDONIA, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

NEW CALEDONIA

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... in New Caledonia. It was really interesting talking to them about the problems which exist in this small Pacific society. New Caledonia, politically, is a French overseas territory, the population is about 45% indigenous, 35% French and 20% other ...

A Little bit of France in the South Pacific, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

A Little bit of France in the South Pacific

A travel blog entry by mclubbe

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... well run and the guy there even has copies of the New Caledonia lonely planet that he lends out for free. I think the New Caledonia government is only really interested though in wealthy French tourists who are going to spend loads of money at the Club ...

Roman turns 22, biking in Parc de la Rivière Bleue, Yaté-Barrage, New Caledonia travel blog

Roman turns 22, biking in Parc de la Rivière Bleue

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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Version traduite plus bas May 29, Roman turns 22 while biking in the Parc de la Rivière Bleue "Look at the West, it is from there that it is going to tumble down" smiles the bicycle guy. I am not sure then that biking would be a good idea, we are not ...

Centre culturel Tjibaou, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

Centre culturel Tjibaou

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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Version traduite plus bas May 31, Centre culturel Tjibaou Weird architecture, yet unique.... inside, each "case" (room) looks small in a way despite those long stalks... I think that we were expecting to see more inside but all in all, the mediatheque ...

Pacific sailing Vanuatu - New Caledonia, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

Pacific sailing Vanuatu - New Caledonia

A travel blog entry by noreen_h

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... past week and I can?t help but express my emotions! As we motor around Tanna to make way for our southwest passage to New Caledonia we get a glimpse at houses on the hillside and small fires smoldering along the shore, Vanuatu has truly been an ...

Windsurf at Anse Vata, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

Windsurf at Anse Vata

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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... that he might not be able to stand on the board and windsurf with the fierce wind that is blowing along the Anse Vata bay of Noumea. The air is also kind of chilly and snorkeling, our first destination would not be a good idea. Finally, the kids decide to ...

All aboard the Tall Ship Soren Larsen, Port Vila, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

All aboard the Tall Ship Soren Larsen

A travel blog entry by mclubbe

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... ship glided through the water. Setting the sails - teamwork is everything! Finally under sail Once we were in New Caledonia we had to go to Noumea to clear customs and immigration before heading out for a few days sailing round the lagoon. We ...

N O U M E A - NEW  CALEDONIA, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

N O U M E A - NEW CALEDONIA

A travel blog entry by jjndotr

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Octobre 2013 - Port Vila à Nouméa, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

Octobre 2013 - Port Vila à Nouméa

A travel blog entry by passera

Octobre 2013 Blog de Ioan Mardi: Ce matin à sept heures on reprend le taxi avion pour retourner à Port Vila. Dans l’avion, je dors un petit peu. Pendant qu’on vole au dessus de la ville, je regarde ce qu’il y a en bas. Rien de ...

An action-packed week in New Caledonia!, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

An action-packed week in New Caledonia!

A travel blog entry by camille_simon

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... to alcohol. We had a great time in New Caledonia, a mix of social life and discovery. I must admit I didn't know much about New Caledonia before, even though it is a French territory. And even though I was happy to find a little bit of France there ...

The long drive South, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

The long drive South

A travel blog entry by jamesh1066

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... once today is overcast and threatening rain. With little more left to keep us in th north we start our return journey to Noumea. After lunch in Kone and with storm clouds continuing to persue we continue our long drive south. The journey takes ...

Beautiful French Polynesia, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

Beautiful French Polynesia

A travel blog entry by bartschr

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Yikes, where do i start!! After leaving Vanuatu we set sail for New Caledonia...Noumea...that evening after another great dinner at the Polo Grill we went to the Theatre show where Van Ahn was performing..we were very pleased to see that she was on the ...

What a walk., Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

What a walk.

A travel blog entry by nwillz

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... there was no trace of a path to follow. The goal of our expedition was to reach the natural spring that Bob had tapped to provide his new house with water and it was a serious hike. A few days before, Ely had hurt her toe quite badly on a kerb, so once ...

Cyclone effects!, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

Cyclone effects!

A travel blog entry by jamesh1066

... pulled through (or rather floated over!) the raging torrent in our trusty, and as it would prove, waterproof Twingo. Arriving back in Noumea we both realized that our first day on the island had been quite the epic. What more adventures were to follow we ...

Island Day Trip, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

Island Day Trip

A travel blog entry by jamesh1066

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... Maître we quickly leave behind the cosmpolitan and spend the day on a small tropical island, snorkelling and enjoying our picnic. With Noumea being but a distant view it is easy to imagine oneself relaxing on a quiet atoll somewhere in the South ...

The adventure begins!, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

The adventure begins!

A travel blog entry by jamesh1066

Our sense of adventure and longing for the unknown were heightened as check in for our New Caledonia bound flight raised a flight delay due to the arrival of Cyclone Vania at our intended Pacific island that very morning. However, after a minor delay we ...

Trade wind torment!, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

Trade wind torment!

A travel blog entry by tom-cresswell

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... and around the west coast to the capital Noumea, where we could clear customs and immigration. Without clearing in at Noumea (the only port in New Caledonia where you can clear in) we couldn't go ashore to get food or other supplies. We ended up in ...

The Art of Relaxation, Still somewhere in the south Pacific, New Caledonia travel blog

The Art of Relaxation

A travel blog entry by arkalore

... have watch a couple of movie and read a litle, but most of my time I have spent in the Sports bar, having a drink, making new friends and watch sport. Speaking of which, go the Deamons. What a good win. I had a really good message yesterday and things ...

Ever Heard of New Caledonia?, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

Ever Heard of New Caledonia?

A travel blog entry by cdaberer

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... many people seem to know about.... Hi Folks and Bonjour from New Caledonia! For those of you scratching your head in confusion, New Caledonia is a beautiful group of islands located just east of Australia. It is also a territory of France, so I ...

Primeira rodada em Nouméa, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

Primeira rodada em Nouméa

A travel blog entry by foradecasa

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Por Robson                                              English version O Projeto 20°12' tem como objetivo registrar ...

Day of rest and preparation, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

Day of rest and preparation

A travel blog entry by jamesh1066

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... restaurants and pavement cafes elude us. However, our exploration is fun and consuming. As we intend to explore the rest of New Caledonia we also look to exchange our little Twingo for something more robust! A Suzuki Jimney will now be our chariot, ...

Centro Cultural Tjibaou, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

Centro Cultural Tjibaou

A travel blog entry by foradecasa

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Noumea, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

Noumea

A travel blog entry by n6tk

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We made it! We're back in civilization,  with restaurants,  A/C, clean bathrooms. Noumea is a beautiful town built on rugged, jagged hills. All the houses and condos are white and contemporary and climb up the bluffs so everyone has a view of ...

Un petit coin de france en Nouvelle Calédonie, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

Un petit coin de france en Nouvelle Calédonie

A travel blog entry by mikela

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... Irish coffee.. faut bien s'occuper !J'allais ensuite faire une sieste à la piscine en attendant le bateau taxis pour rentrer à Noumea lorsqu'un homme accompagné d'une femme et deux autres hommes un peu plus jeune (ces enfants en fait d'environ 35 ...

O zoo da Nova Caledônia, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

O zoo da Nova Caledônia

A travel blog entry by foradecasa

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Por Robson English version O Projeto 20°12' tem como objetivo registrar situações de todos os países com terras no paralelo 20°12'Sul. Para saber mais sobre o Projeto 20°12', visite a página inicial ...

New Caledonia, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

New Caledonia

A travel blog entry by pete-r

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... ;   E 167° 01.3'   Grey and breezy morning. Passed Isle Maré as I did my morning walk. Later, New Caledonia came into sight and we followed an extremely scenic passage past reefs and small islands then larger islands and the peninsulas ...

Cruise - Isle of Pines - New Caledonia, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

Cruise - Isle of Pines - New Caledonia

A travel blog entry by planetbabs

Isle of Pines was a nice spot, but couldnt stay long due to weather and Brodie being ...

Rest Easy, Lunambule, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

Rest Easy, Lunambule

A travel blog entry by marmaladejenn

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... seen this trip. We had to lower all the sails and put up the storm jib for the first time during the whole trip. New Caledonia is a beautiful island, with a rich Kanak heritage and beautiful natural landscapes. I didn't take advantage of them as I should ...

Final stretch to NZ, Noumea, New Caledonia travel blog

Final stretch to NZ

A travel blog entry by tom-cresswell

... and also sorted some of the on-board electrics out ready for NZ. After spending nearly 3 weeks in New Caledonia and not seeing anything of the country but Noumea and the boat yard we have decided to leave for NZ early and are heading off this Sunday. ...

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