Travel Blogs from Lifou
Today we docked at Lifou in New Caledonia. We took tender boats to the island, which was beautiful. I got my hair braided first, then went to the market. Morgan bought a tomahawk. We met up with dad who was talking to a little boy named Gregory. He didn't speak english but he did understand thumbs up and knuckles. He kept saying Chicaxe, I think thats how you spell it. I need to ...
... many locals offering tours here and we opted to take a scenic tour into town so we could see a bit more of the island. The town area was small but busy. The picturesque Luecila Beach in Santal Bay was quite spectacular, not fringed by resorts or shops, but framed by palm trees - amazing white as white sands and that amazing turquoise water, but we were disappointed to see so much litter scattered in and around the trees on the edge of such ...
... very dark little cave, although there’s a couple of guys down there with torches to help… and then there’s the little pool, omg just amazing… there’s about a 2 metre drop into the clearest coolest water. You just have to jump off the edge into the dark and when you hit the water it almost takes your breath away it’s so cold but so worth doing it. When we first entered the cave we heard these voices ...
... br> Sofe, "No, it gives you wind."
Bennie, "Extra cheese."
Me, "Where are you folks from?"
Bennie, "New York."
Sofe, "New Jersey, close to New York."
Me, " How many cruises have you been on?"
Bennie, " Thirty or forty."
Sofe. " This is our fifty-first."
Me, "How long have you been married?"
Bennie, " Too long."
AT THE ...
... place looked deserted and past it.Yet they were strimming?
And they were not the only ones at it. We came across strimmers almost wherever we went! Bizarre.
By now it was certainly time for breakfast. We had been up for hours! The boulangerie in Xepenehe was the place. Nick emerged triumphant with 2 choco and two plain croissants. Alice's supermarket (slight over statement here) supplied us with a few grapes and a bottle of cold water, and we headed for We. ...