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Vanuatu plans 2014

AUSTRALIA | Sat, 10 May 2014 | By loismoir | Views [165]

On July 5th a small group of therapists, and therapy students will join Joint Therapy Outreach visit to Vanuatu. This is the organisations 5th visit; the group set up to support people with disabilities and health needs living in impoverished circumstances.... Read more >

Tags: disability, health support, vanuatu, wheelchairs

Get wrecked in Port Vila

VANUATU | Sun, 24 Mar 2013 | By rodeime | Views [1108]

    While Vanuatu may not have the range of wartime wrecks like some other Pacific island countries, the idyllic island destination can offer plenty of deliberately sunken vessels to explore and enjoy. Of course, the SS President ... Read more >

Tags: diving, scuba, vanuatu, wreck

Photos: Looking for happiness in Vanuatu

VANUATU | Mon, 7 Jan 2013 | By marysusan | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I'm a young woman looking for the main purpose of life: people and nature. Having the chance of photographing these two miracles is just a way to perpetuate moments that will disappear one day. It's just a way to be connected with others and with life.... Read more >
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Tags: kastom village, vanuatu

To kava or not to kava

VANUATU | Thu, 8 Mar 2012 | By charlotteemmaconnell | Views [437]

After arriving in Vanuatu it won't take long before you see, hear and taste kava. Taxi drivers will often ask you around three questions 'Where are you from?', 'Are you married?' and then of course 'Do you drink kava?'. For as long as Europeans ... Read more >

Tags: bars, custom, drinking, kava, narcotics, sedative, socializing, tasting, tradition, vanuatu

Malekula Island of custom, cannibalism, culture and beautiful smiles

VANUATU | Wed, 7 Mar 2012 | By charlotteemmaconnell | Views [2276] | Comments [1]

From the moment you land on Malekula Island in Vanuatu you know you're in for an experience. The airport has no roof, no lights, no running water and no worries. The waiting lounge is the shaded area of a large tree on the ocean shore. ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, cannibalism, cultural dances, food, kava, malekula, travel, vanuatu

Photos: My Photo scholarship 2011 entry

VANUATU | Sat, 24 Sep 2011 | By ultamadness | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

A wonderful trip to Vanuatu, opened my mind to a special place that is made up of 86 Islands and its warm and friendly native population. The photos I wish to share with you will reflect the beauty of both. I come from a line of Photographers, both ... Read more >
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Tags: children, island, locals, man, ocean, plants, sand, vanuatu, water, work

Vanuatu Travel Tips & Safety Guide

VANUATU | Thu, 11 Aug 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1335]

It’s hard to imagine that there could be any real threats to your health or welfare in such a divine tropical paradise, but there are! Sunburn anyone? Dehydration? What about The Bends or a huge Kava hangover? And let’s not forget the massive fault ... Read more >

Tags: disease, oceania, travel-crime, travel-legal, travel-safety, travel-transport, vanuatu

May - Naghol (Land Diving), Vanuatu

VANUATU | Wed, 20 Apr 2011 | By worldfestivals | Views [7322] | Comments [1] | Video

Location: Pentecost Island, Vanuatu Dates: Diving ceremonies usually take place each Saturday through April and May. Level of Participation: 1 – watch the brave islanders take the plunge Description: When the first yam crop emerges in early ... Read more >

Tags: land diving, naghol, pentecost island, vanuatu, world festivals

Photos: Various pics from my travels

WORLDWIDE | Thu, 29 Jul 2010 | By stowaway | Flickr Photo Gallery

Assorted pics from my travels from my flickr account
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Tags: castles, easter island, flickr, ireland, palmyra, photos, plane wreck, vanuatu, wadi rum

Surprise!

VANUATU | Tue, 2 Mar 2010 | By true-claims-stories | Views [2977]

We had been planning a trip to Vanuatu for months. However, a few weeks before departing on our journey, I found out that I was pregnant. The doctor advised against any travel vaccinations and ant malarial medication – both essential for the trip. ... Read more >

Tags: cancellation, pregnancy, vanuatu

Vanuatu & Pacific islands earthquakes: advice for travellers

VANUATU | Thu, 8 Oct 2009 | By safetyhub | Views [2774]

SMH.com.au has reported that "Four* powerful earthquakes at 9.03am local time on October 8th, triggered a tsunami alert over a huge swathe of the South Pacific, sending residents fleeing to higher ground, just days after giant waves killed ... Read more >

Tags: earthquake, fiji, natural disaster, travel-alert, travel-safety-tips, tsunami, vanuatu

A Life and Death Experience.

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 16 Jul 2008 | By funkczar | Views [744]

Flying in low over canopies of palm trees, it feels like I’m taking part in a WWII re-enactment I’ve seen so many times before. A steaming lush green I have not seen for a long time, due to the drought back home in Australia. It’s pouring down outside ... Read more >

Tags: mt yasur, tanna, vanuatu

Volcanoes & Earthquakes: Tanna Island, Vanuatu

VANUATU | Thu, 14 Dec 2006 | By stowaway | Views [8414] | Comments [4]

So there we were, quietly sitting in the airport terminal munching on a sandwich waiting for our flight to Tanna when suddenly the ground shakes & ceiling fans start wobbling wildly. Earthquake!!! We looked at each other, then at the floor - which ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, ash plain, earthquake, lake siwi, lava, tanna, tanna, vanuatu, volcano

Photos: Vanuatu-Tanna Island

VANUATU | Thu, 14 Dec 2006 | By stowaway | Photo Gallery

Tanna Island, Vanuatu
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Tags: earthquake, erruption, native tribes, vanuatu, volcano

Bus it!

VANUATU | Wed, 13 Dec 2006 | By stowaway | Views [3577] | Comments [1]

I think the Bus system in Port Vila has got to be one of the best in the world! For a flat rate of just over one dollar you can jump on any of the countless mini-busses and be taken to anywhere you wish within the city of port Villa. Just like a ... Read more >

Tags: beaches & sunshine, bus it, chief stick, kava, port vila, vanuatu

Photos: Vanuatu - Efate

VANUATU | Thu, 7 Dec 2006 | By stowaway | Photo Gallery

Efate Island, Vanuatu
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Tags: beach, grass huts, plane wreck, vanuatu

 

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