Hotel El Kantara
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... surrounding area. We had a good guide (Laetitia) who was passionate and knowledgeable about the area so we came away knowing more about New Caledonia. Of course it was all delivered in a delightful French accent. The first stop was at the FOL Lookout (where we had walked to in the morning) with a great view back over the city and countryside. The next stop was in the district of Robinson where we visited the Church de la Conception, built ...
... beach. From the
distance, a circle of women stood cutting tropical fruit such as
papaya, pineapple, watermelon, and mangoes. Locals were running to
and from the makeshift huts, their whole aim seemed to be, to please
our group. Other women in bright colored dresses were fashioning palm
hats matched with bright petals of gorgeous flowers. The woven
palm hats, and fruit were free and some people dropped a few US
dollars in an empty basket as ...
Gladys and her partner Fred invited us to join them in a weekend camping at the Camping de Poé, near the village of Bourail. And off we went, the 4 of us sharing two separate cabins. The cabins were Spartan with nothing more than a concrete floor, a wooden table and two wooden benches. But, they were right in front of the beach which made waking up a spectacular experience.
Upon reaching the site, after around 3 hours' drive from ...
Since leaving Dravuni Island yesterday, the ship has been travelling at top speed( about 22 to 23 knots). We are on a southwest heading. Cyclone Sandra is predicted to produce 10 metre(30 feet) sea swells as well as have winds in excess of 100 mph. It is still predicted to hit Noumea, New Caledonia on Wednesday. So we are trying to reach a distance as far south of the cyclone as we can. The only problem ...
... As we headed on our drive North with the babies in wrong car seats (long story but basically we’d been given 2 types of booster seats – one for a kid around 4 and the other for a kid around 7 so I had to sit in the middle and grip onto them in their seats to stop them moving around!) I was really beginning to regret agreeing to camping. Once we got to our destination, a gite in the jungle, I had all but turned grey with stress. For those of you ...