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... t taking photos! I eventually worked out how to use the video, so managed to get some footage. After our session, Steve and I headed back to the Pearl to drop off our snorkelling gear and to grab some lunch, before embarking on our afternoon tour, a secret grotto tour. We met up with Sonya, Liz S, Deb and Sam S for this tour. It was very interesting, started with a bus ride, then we got out at the forest. We learnt about the traditional uses for all the trees and plants, ...
... talk, trivia and bingo games, dance lessons, zumba exercise etc. etc. And of course there is always the bar or the casino. First thing in the morning, before most people are up, is usually the best time for uploading photos to the blog. Other times it is so slow that nothing happens. But we should be impressed that the satellite system works at all.
Wednesday 11 June, Day 17.
... for water, French cheese and stocking up on school lollies for
Bobby. There are plenty of real casinos here, most with shops down the bottom,
maybe to occupy the many French retirees who come here to live. The immobilier,
or real estate, again is equivalent to Sydney prices. The heat is intense. I
had an umbrella to protect from rain but used it mostly against the sun which
turns the centre ville into a ...
... a party she was told that NC was 'sauvage' and that she was a 'batard' or cross breed because she was a mixture of Kanak and Philipino and Japanese. How does France and its colony still get on? NC sends its uni students to France, gets its goods from there, the mine managers are mostly French.. but how well do they really understand each other?
I buy bio (organic) tea from a chic Bio shop on Anse Vata. These shops look over a park filled with lounging, posing ...
... engine off. Since it was only me he said we’d take the 4x4.
We muscled along with my broken French, pointing at the guidebook and gesticulating and I was actually having a private tour of my own, with the Park Ranger no less... and for a fraction of the price of their ‘private tour’ no doubt!
We stopped and he enticed out the parc’s flightless bird, the cagou, from wherever it had been conducting its day. A most peculiar bird that ...
Other places to stay in Noumea
123 Promenade Roger Laroque, Noumea | 4 star hotelfrom $98
Rocher a la Voile, BP 4230, Noumea | 3 star hotelfrom $116
Baie de l'Anse Vata, Noumea | 4 star hotelfrom $146
Pointe Magnin, Noumea | 4 star hotelfrom $126
109 Promenade Roger Laroque, Noumea | 4 star hotelfrom $188
123 Promenade Roger Laroque, Noumea | 2 star hotelfrom $86
10 route de l aquarium, Noumea | 3 star hotelfrom $136
45 / 47 Rue de Sebastopol, Noumea | 2 star hotelfrom $108
143 Route de l'Anse Vata, Noumea | 3 star hotelfrom $138
33 Rue De La Riviera, Ouemo, Noumea | Hotelfrom $142
123 Promenade Roger Laroque, Noumea | 3 star hotelfrom $107