Travel

Noumea

Noumea is an interesting little place, very pretty in the touristy areas, where they keep the slums hidden.  We took the Tchou Tchou Train around the island on a short discovery tour.  We learnt some interesting facts from our guide, such as: in Noumea you start school at age 3; and attend from 7:30am until […]

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Nadi

Nadi was so much prettier than I had expected, considering our previous ports so far.  We anchored off Port Denarau, and took a bus to Nadi. We took part in a coconut demonstration, where we saw a coconut being husked, the milk extracted from the flesh, and a basket made from the leaves.  We also […]

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Suva

Suva was so much worse than anything I have ever seen. If I had known how horrific it was, I would never have stepped off the ship! It is an overcrowded, grubby place, full of slums and disadvantages. Not a place we will be in a hurry to return to.

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That’s Sydney For You

My son and I had a few days stay in Sydney between our cruises, and honestly, Sydney is just the pits! We thought we would try some attractions that we haven’t had the chance to try before, but we would have been better off staying at the hotel! We tried the Museum of Contemporary Art, […]

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