Travellogue – New Caledonia

Day 09 (22 Dec 2015, Tuesday) First rainy day! Well, it’s raining now in Koumac. Not heavy but the heaviest we have had experienced so far. We are off to do our grocery shopping for the few days we will be in Poingam. Last stop for refuel and grocery restock. We were told that Poingam…

Travellogue – New Caledonia

Day 07-08 (20th, Sunday & 21st, Monday Dec 2015) Everything are closed on Sunday here.  So, we always need to plan ahead in terms of meals. No big deal. It’s not something that should put you off. l basically spent the night before and the day reading ‘Rebecca’. Love the book. A great read indeed….

Travellogue – New Caledonia

Day 06 – [ 19 Dec 2015, Saturday] Left Poe Beach today,wished that we could have stayed longer. But we wanted to carry on to the West coast. We make a stop at Bourail Museum. It’s a nice museum.Small but enough information about the history of Bourail and its convicts history. At Bourail, we bought…

Travellogue – New Caledonia

Day 05 – [18 Dec 2015 -Friday ] Poe Beach was really nice that we decided to stay another night. But the weather hasn’t been in our favour today. Kind of gloomy and really windy.But really warm.Despite the wind, we still went into the sea for a dip. We also visited the Pierced Rock &…

Travellogue – New Caledonia

Day 04 – 17 Dec 2015, Thursday I woke up real early. At about 6.30am, determine to leave St. Gabriel.I have seen enough of the South and wanting to head to the North. The drive this time was a bit more interesting. Heaps of red earth mountain. It’s quite an unique view.I was determined not to…

Travellogue – New Caledonia

Day 03 – (16 Dec 2015 , Wednesday) Finally, we got our rental car. Not a very big car but sufficient for our travel. It’s a Renault-Clio. Silver in colour, manual, 4 doors and a big trunk. Reasonably new car too. We rented the car for CFP $4 12 00 (16 Dec-26 Dec). The cheapest…