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L'Ile des Pins (Isle of Pines)

September 19th 2007
After Noumea I went to Isle of Pines. I was planning to stay there for 2 days (camping), but unfortunately there were no planes available to fly back to Noumea. So that’s why I stayed there for just one day. I went there with a boat called Betico. I bought a round trip ticket for 9000 CFP (about 80 EUR). Betico is modern vessel, it can carry about 350 passengers. It took us about 2 hours to get ... read more
Oceania » New Caledonia

New Caledonian Flag Settled by both Britain and France during the first half of the 19th century, the island was made a French possession in 1853. It served as a penal colony for four decades after 1864. Agitation for independence during the 1980s and early 1990s has di... ... read more
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