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Travel Blogs from Noumea
Sunday 8 June, Day 14.
The Paul Gauguin arrives in Noumea, capital of New Caledonia, on time whilst we were having breakfast. Rather an overcast day, and whilst we have noticed it becoming a bit cooler as we have cruised south, it is still pleasantly warm. Today is a big day. Kathy gets to ride a segway, something that she's wanted to do for some time. We are a small group of 6 and a minivan picks us up for the 10 minute ride ...
The bus out to Creipac was in party mode this Friday, the last day of our lessons. Sewa started singing and the driver turned up his music full blast. The music continued into the classroom, Ghislaine sharing all her favourite teaching songs with us, so we ended at Creipac on a lighter musical note which is a great philosophy to run classes; lighter and filled with music. I met a New Zealander teacher with her ten girls from Milton coming back from Creipac. She and the girls had ...
... visibility would be bad anyway.
The wind died towards the end of the week and sent the kitesurfers into the cafes gloomy faced. I on the other had raced out for an underwater adventure. Snorkelling at Baie de Citron I saw a family of the largest Nemos I have ever seen. I've eaten smaller peices of fish from the local takeaway!
The Ile Aux Canards was a tick in the guidebook as one of the best places ...
... br> by coral reefs, Noumea is a slice of the French Riviera in the South
Pacific. It is the capital of New Calendonia, a territory of France,
and is a perfect destination for gastronomes and cultural
``We have two beaches here, the Anse Vata and Cote Blanche. Today is
Friday that`s why there`s a lot of people on the beach,`` Fernando
Its expansive waterfront is a sports ...
... are footprints that seem to follow the stream. We follow that path. We’re in a forest (pine trees) with thick vegetation. The kids have got over their fear of the hundred of small red crabs as we continue along the path. After 15 minutes of walking, we reach the pool. There are many tourists there and we pick a spot in the shade. It’s a natural wonder, amazing and beautiful. This side of the island is quite windy and the lava rock is razor sharp. The sea is rough ...
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