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Travel Blogs from Noumea
... s waterfront is a series of bays with beaches. You could walk
One interesting stop was the Tjibaou Cultural center which was designed
by architect Renzo Piano. He explored and promoted Kanak, an
indigenous culture of the South Pacific. Here, stories are told
through exhibits and collections of ritual masks and costumes, totem
poles and sculptures. A pathway lined with Melenesian huts from
... and the city market.
Had an enjoyable time enjoying the views from the hills surrounding the city and strolling around the city.
KOTU, ILE DES PINS
After the ‘big’ city of Noumea we cruised overnight to arrive at the southern island of Ile des Pins and a final ‘look’ at what the South Pacific is famous for … azure ...
... feel cut-off. The kids can run around freely. We drive to the other beaches in the area which are different. One is popular for surfing while the other is popular with turtles. They come here to lay their eggs but this happens in December. This bay is lovely and today we take a snorkelling day-trip to the nearby island. Our guide describes the local history about the people and turtles which is quite interesting. We spot a pod of dolphins but we can’t swim with them ...
... from Emilie. It was around a drink that I met Jean-Baptiste and Fred, old friends from the day of high-school and her early professional life. There were also during these outings that I met the people that would often accompany me out in the town and surrounding areas: Alisée (Emilie's sister) and her friends Marina and “princesse” Babou.
On a beautiful Sunday, we decided to visit the capital once more. ...
... and see her website www.vabanh.com.au ) not only is she gorgeous but a very sweet girl...After a another cooking class at the Culinary Center...this time we did Seafood Paella..was a lot of fun ( JB, the course for ribs requires a 28 day cruise ...inside joke )
..Docked in Noumea around 8pm..later in the evening they had a great deck party ( see pics ) We spent much of the next touring around Noumea...a ...