Travel Blogs from Noumea
... Maybe I will find someone who can alter it a bit, or maybe I'll wear it in the house. Later that day I flew from Luganville to Port Vila and stayed there a night, in a resort which was actually cheaper than my first motel in Vila. The next day I flew to Noumea, the capital of New Caledonia, a countrt I first heard of in February! I arrived very late, I got to my hostel, Auberge de Jeunesse, gone midnight and faffed around in the dark putting all the bedding on ...
... red romantic lounges from which
to watch the sunset. ‘Kevin l’acrobat’ was trimming a knobbly tree hung with
lights from many tropical party nights… cleaning up at the end of a long
We hitched a ride back
into Noumea on the schoolgirls coach and ate at a Corsican pizza café near the
main square of Place des Cococtiers. We revelled in the ‘clim’ ...
... spent with a tribe in northern NC and she relates with awe how they taught them to cook and fish and live off the land.
Teachers are always teachers on tour and students, schools, principals, assessments were the bus trip topics... someone joked.. like one long staff meeting.
The hotel le Pacifique is in Anse Vata, right opposite the beach, sitting in tropical gardens before a long promenade and a petanque court where locals play far into the night. This ...
... A shiny van turned up and people started squeezing in but I was told that this was a private tour and the Navette would be along any minute.
So I waved good bye to my afternoon’s conversation and waited sadly alone, wondering what kind of ‘Nav’ my ‘ette’ was going to be. There was grand total of just me waiting as a big coughy bus turned up driven by Marco the Park Ranger. I showed him my £2.50 ticket, got on, settled down and ......he ...
... and the wooden pews even more so. We both flopped down onto a pew and for 10 minutes we sat there, heads bowed to look like we were praying. We had a quick look around but it wasn't very impressive as far as cathedrals go and a little run down. Upon coming out of St Josephs, the sky was very dark and it looked like it was going to rain again. So we made our way across Coconut Palm Place again and caught the next available bus back to the ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Mocambo Hotel Noumea
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
4 Rue Auguste Page Baie Des Citrons, Noumea | Hotelfrom $76
123 Promenade Roger Laroque, Noumea | 3 star hotelfrom $107