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We continue our trip on  the Isle of Pines , New Caledonia. Here’s a monument to St. Joseph. This is Saint-Maurice. French missionaries landed here first. There is a statue of Christ surrounded by Kanak totems. There is such a fence everywhere on the  island . Here are local...
Many famous travel publications have repeatedly called  the Isle of Pines  to be "the most beautiful island in the world". The island is located in the Pacific Ocean near the island of New Caledonia and is a member of the French overseas territory of New Caledonia. The island is 9.3...
We continue our trip in the  Port Denarau , Fiji. Here are more photos of the beach. The sunset was the most beautiful. Here’s a view of the bay from the mountain. Here are local flora and fauna. Here’s plumeria. These are the papaya flowers. Here are the fruits of papaya. This is a...
It was time to visit Melanesia! Fall is a great time to visit the islands of Fiji, so we decided to go there. Bula! :)  Bula is a traditional Fijian greeting. Let me tell you a little about  Fiji . Fiji (the Republic of the Fiji islands) is a former British colony located in the...
Champagne Bay  was our next stop. It is located on the island Espiritu-Santo.Espiritu Santo, just  Santo , or "The Holy Ghost Island", is the biggest island of Vanuatu in Melanesia. The highest point of the island is a sleeping volcano called  Tabwemasana , at 6165 feet (1879...
There are three blue holes tourists usually go to on  this island . They are called Jackies, Matavulu and RiRi Blue Hole. The biggest one is Matavulu. A blue hole is a natural pool which appears as a result of percolation of underground waters through layers of limestone. The...
We continue our trip on  Vanuatu, the Efate island . Here’s the waterfall  Mele Sascades. We asked the driver to drive us to the hotels to see the island beaches. Here’s a view of Hideaway Island. A similarly-named 2-star hotel is located on this island. People can get there by...
Vanuatu  is one of the most extraordinary island groups in the Pacific Ocean, often called the "untouched paradise of Oceania". We moored on the shores of this happy country on the fourth day of our cruise trip.  Vanuatu  is a Pacific country in Melanesia, situated on 83 islands...
During one of the days of our stay in Sydney, we decided to go northward - to  Newcastle  - to look at  Stockton Sand Dunes  and the east coast. As a result, we drove further to Nelson Bay. The road is very picturesque, the grass is green, there are cows, horses, goats...
Mystery Island  is one of the most southern islands of Vanuatu! This small uninhabited island is located 0.4 miles (700 meters) away from the larger island of Aneityum. In fact, the island is called Inyeug! The island was owned by a trading company which used it as a harbor for...

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