New Caledonia

New Caledonia

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  • Day1

    First impression of the country: wild and darkness. On the way to the accommodation,no one light, no too much cars. The sky shines of stars never seen before.Close to our friend's house,a really nice spot for watch mangroves in the sea. The landscape from the house is charming.
    The second day we rented a car because for travel around the island is necessary to have one. We spent around 150 au$ per 3 days with unlimited kms.

    Fort Teremba is a historic fort used for the deportations and now restored.
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  • Day3

    We drove around 4 hours in the middle of nowhere. Just mountains and one street,apparently big on the map but actually small and no really safety sometimes. Colorful and suggestive, the red of the ground mixed with the green of the tree,creek and sea, sun,rain and a magic rainbow. All in one day. The last surprise:the Yate Lake,somethings to see,impressive! In Yaté village there is a natural warm pool but we didn't go there,too far,too late! Because after the sunset is too dark!!Read more

  • Day4

    From Moindou to La Roche Percée and Le Bonnehomme: two rock formations really awesome between the Baie des Tortues (Turtles bay) where is possible to watch the turtles in the right season (apparently in summer-from November to January).
    We've been also in La Plage Poé,a long white beach 15 min from Turtles bay.

  • Day5

    One of the small islands around Grande Terre.
    We toke a boat called Betico,quiet expensive but cheaper than the plane.Perfect beginning:we've seen a toutrle from the boat!!
    We slept in a traditional house: the gite (indigenous house but really modern for the satisfaction of the guest).
    The water and the sand are unbelievable! Coconut trees and pines in the same, wild, place!!

  • Day14

    Ufem Weg vo Kone nach Hienghiene
    Mir sind a villne chline Ständli mit Frücht/Blueme z verchaufe verbii cho und am "Kaledonische" Maggiatal 😅

    On our way from Kone to Hienghiène we saw a lot of beautifull little farm "shops".

  • Day5

    Am erste Morge in Neu Kaledonie hemmer vo de Brigitte no en Zmorge "becho" und sind denn mit ihre in Carrefour go poste dasmer denn au selber chönd choche :). S'esse da isch priislich sogar no türer als i de Schwiz aber es hett halt au en lange weg hinder sich bises da isch...
    I de nechste paar Täg simmer immer wider id Stadt, an Strand und vill umegloffe. Jez froiener ois uf de VW Bus wommer morn derfed entgegenäh 😊 mir vermissed s Umenandfahre (au wenn autostöpple und ÖV da ganz spannend sind 😉 - Taxis sind vill z tür da... Sogar oisi Host verlangt ca 45chf für 2x 20min fahre..)

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    After our breakfast we went to carrefour tho buy food for ourselves. The food here is even more expensive than in Switzerland, but then again it comes a long way.
    The next few days here we often went to the city (Noumea), to the beaches and walked a lot. Now we're looking forward to get the VW- camper tomorrow 😊 - we miss the road!
    (even if hitchhiking and public bus driving is very interesting here 😉 - taxis are too expensive!)
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  • Day9

    Am Morge am 5i simmer los richtig Hafe und hend nachere 3- stündige schiffsfahrt d Insle vo de Pinie erreicht.
    Fasch echli kitschig gsehts uus a dene wunderschöne, flache, fiine Sandstränd! Und s Schnorchle isch natürli au spannend gsii :) (au wenn die Koralle da au chli mitgnoh sind...)
    Zum abschluss vo demm schöne Tag simmer denn na so schön verrägnet worde 😅 aber das isch ja halb so schlimm bi dene Temperature ☀ 🏝 😊

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    We started our day at 5am, went to the Ferry who took us to Il des pins. After our 3hour boatride, we arrived at this wonderful place.
    All these beautiful flat and bright beaches with some palms 😍 snorkelling was great as well (even if the corals here are a bit damaged as well)
    It's truly a paradise!
    To finish the day, we got a natural rain-shower before boarding the ferry 😅
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  • Day1

    Am Samstig 29. Oktober 2016 am 15:00 hemmer Australie nach 4 Mönet wieder verlah 😮. Und eus schomal chli us französisch probiert izstelle. Sind denn aber schnell überforderet gsi wo plötzlich all französisch gredet hend z Neukaledonie 😅
    D'brigitte oisi Air BnB Host het ois am Flughafe abgholt, ois s Zimmer zeigt, chli mit ois gredet und denn sind mir scho gli mal is Bett.
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    Our flight from melbourne took off at 15:00 und we arrived in Noumea roughly 3h later.
    Our air BnB host Brigitte came to the airport to pick us up :). After we arrived she showed us our room and we had a chat before we went to bed.
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You might also know this place by the following names:

Nouvelle-Calédonie, Nouvelle-Caledonie, Neukaledonien, New Caledonia, Nieu-Kaledonië, Kaledonia Foforo, ኒው ካሌዶኒያ, كاليدونيا الجديدة, Yeni Kaledoniya, Новая Каледонія, Нова Каледония, Kaledoni Koura, নিউ ক্যালেডোনিয়া, Kaledonia Nevez, Nova Kaledonija, Nova Caledònia, Nová Kaledonie, Caledonia Newydd, Ny Caledonien, New Kaledonia nutome, Νέα Καληδονία, Nov-Kaledonio, Nueva Caledonia, Uus-Kaledoonia, Kaledonia Berria, کالدونیای جدید, Nuwel Kaledonii, Uusi-Kaledonia, Ný-Kaledonia, An Nua-Chaladóin, Nova Caledonia, ન્યુ સેલેડોનિયા, Kaledoniya Sabuwa, קלדוניה החדשה, न्यू कैलेडोनिया, Új-Kaledónia, Nove Caledonia, Kaledonia Baru, Nýja-Kaledónía, Nuova Caledonia, ニューカレドニア, ახალი კალედონია, Nyukaledonia, Nutaaq Caledonia, ನ್ಯೂ ಕ್ಯಾಲಿಡೋನಿಯಾ, 뉴칼레도니아, Kaledonya mupya, Kaledoni ya sika, ນິວຄາລິໂຄເນຍ, Naujoji Kaledonija, Kaledoni wa mumu, Jaunkaledonija, Нова Каледонија, പുതിയ കാലിഡോണിയ, न्यू कॅलेडोनिया, နယူး ကယ်လီဒိုနီးယား, Ny-Caledonia, नयाँ कालेडोनिया, Nieuw-Caledonië, ନୂତନ କାଲେଡୋନିଆ, Nowa Kaledonia, Nova Caledônia, Niyukaledoniya, Noua Caledonie, Новая Каледония, Ođđa-Kaledonia, Finî Kaledonïi, නව කැලිඩෝනියාව, Nová Kaledónia, Nya Kaledonien, நியூ கேலிடோனியா, క్రొత్త కాలెడోనియా, นิวแคลิโดเนีย, Niu Kaletōnia, Yeni Kaledonya, Нова Каледонія, نیو کلیڈونیا, Orílẹ́ède Kaledonia Titun, 新喀里多尼亚, i-New Caledonia

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