Hotel New Caledonia
Travel Blogs from Noumea
... surrounded by working birds and fish jumping, somehow they all seem to miss our lures, but never mind this is near perfect conditions for motor sailing. The seas are almost flat we are doing a quite respectable 6 knots in the right direction.
Fickle winds vary in strength and direction as we glide along under headsail and one engine. Over the next few days and during the somewhat uneventful nights, we both struggle to adjust to the interrupted ...
... first flight, kept changing to 1200, whenever I clicked on it. It's Aircalin and their office is my first choice. A good choice. The lady is very friendly and helpful. On the Seoul flight there is only business class available, hence the high rate. Other dates are even more expensive. Other destinations? Osaka she says, if I fly with a 12 days stop over in Osaka, I save about 600USD as compared to other possibilities, which would take me straight home. Done. Day after ...
... few weeks and we will miss you!!Love Les & Phil
PS Very sad news was waiting for us, our good friend Jilly had passed away, take care my sweet and you will be with us in our travels!
On our own and just cruising. Wonderful weather up this way & cheap flights so there are spare beds! Cruising around north & maybe Loyalty islands then clearing from Noumea & maybe 3 or 4 weeks in Vanuatu.xoxo
It was strange to ...
... swim out for ages the water is never higher than waist level and packed full of fish and coral. It’s so beautiful and yet you feel so safe because at any point you can stand up and can always see the bottom of the sea. It’s just perfect.
So just as we were sitting enjoying our wine thinking things couldn’t get much better, housekeeping came to our bungalow with freshly made, hot from the oven, biscuits. Bliss ...
... of the island. As soon as we got to our room, I stepped out onto the balcony. I could hear the ocean! I freaked out about that for a little bit, then went to sleep :)
We've been doing a lot in New Caledonia, which I shall write about tomorrow (probably) ;)
Tomorrow morning is a boat ride to Amadee Island and SNORKELING ON THE REEF!
Thanks to everyone who reads this! It means a lot :)