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... Perhaps I should enlarge on the passage later?
No on second thoughts I will do so now.
Those fortunate souls among us who have "been there done that", will undoubtedly relate to my thoughts and experiences, but if you have never experienced a passage like this, sit back and join me in wondering why we do this.
ARE WE THERE YET???
Sorry this happens about the halfway point on an 8 to 10 day passage!!!
... ons telefonisch onbereikbaar of gesloten waren. We hadden echter wel al tickets voor de vlucht naar Ile d'Ouvea. En kamperen zal vast heel leuk zijn maar wij hadden daar toch echt geen zin in. Dus hebben we onze trots opzij gezet en zijn we naar een Frans reisbureautje gegaan waar ze uiteindelijk voor ons hutjes en transfers hebben kunnen regelen op het paradijselijke eiland waar wij onze reis af gaan sluiten.
Luitjes, de groeten, tot snel zullen we maar zeggen :-)
... Port Moselle Marina.
Ok we have just cleared formalities with quarantine waiting for customs then off for coffee & delivery papers to immigration we are all set to explore. Landed right in the middle of Noumea township really handy for shops, market etc so looking forward to having a good look. After coming around the .Isle of Pines made our way following the light down the channel. Thank god for our new radar chart plotter it was exact! ...
Another relaxing day in paradise is over, and what a brilliant day it was. It's so perfect here on this wee island I could stay for much longer than our short 2 nights.
This morning we were rudely awakened by Elodie squeaking because Rowan was sitting on top of her. This was concerning on many levels, but mainly confusing because Rowan started the night in a separate cot next to hers. As we were debating how he managed it, ...
... Coconut Square). The was a really cool market in the square so we shopped around for a while, then walked up to the Cathedral Saint-Joseph to have a look around, stopping in a few shops along the way.
After that we went to the Musee De La Ville, which detailed the history of colonial and wartime New Caledonia. Pretty cool, but almost everything was exclusively in French! Out last stop for the day was the Nouméa Zoo, where ...