Poppy's on the Lagoon
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Vanuatu was formally known as the New Hebrides until their independence in 1980.
When the first Europeans arrived on the shores of Vanuatu in 1606, the islands were inhabited by tribes that ...
... and absolutely every local we spoke to whilst we were here, seemed to be related to Christine in some way!
Tara Beach is a lovely little hideaway down the end of a 5km unsealed road which means it doesn’t get any passing trade or very busy. Occasionally when the cruise ships come in they do take people for the lunch time period as this is also a fantastic spot for snorkelling. There are an amazing amount of different varieties of fish, corals and ...
... that you can swim in. On the way the taxi driver tells us a bit about the area and how most people are lucky and own some land that they can grow food on. The Island is very fertile and they grow and export vanilla pods, coffee, beef, coconut products and kava, their local drink. I asked the driver what it tastes like and he said it numbs the mouth, we haven't tried it yet!! When we arrive at the cascades I was a little ...
... watching the front right wheel wobble slightly on the axle as we headed back to the depot. Got there in one piece so all's well that ends well :)
Today was our last Thursday witnessing group :( The funniest thing (and something that typifies this group) is that Brother Dick arranged for the Stanbridges and us to be dropped off at the territory, gave us one block to do and then left with all the Bislama speaking sisters. So we had four adults with limited Bislama and six kids ...
... and started scrubbing it. I mentioned to Connor that she was running away - maybe she wasn't interested and was trying to look busy or maybe she was afraid of a white man coming to her house. How was I suppose to know? I've only been here a week (did I mention that already?)
Just before we entered this lady's house we were talking to a couple of boys on the road. They would have been around 14. We had a bit of a chat with them about what they were doing, ...