Vanuatu Blues

I really had high hopes for Vanuatu. They have all been dashed. Vanuatu has turned out to be a total bust. Its been overcast and rainy most of my time here. That means I haven’t been able to get off the island, take any tours of the island, or even take any good photos of …

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Port Vila Quickie

I’m alive in Vanuatu. I’m working on my arrangements for this weekend. I’m hoping to spend two days on the island of Tanna. Initial impressions: Obviously much poorer than New Caledonia – around Tonga/Samoa levels of income it seems. They have put much more effort into tourism than other countries I’ve seen in the Pacific. …

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I am crestfallen…

My trip to the volcano got canceled. I guess the roads on Tanna are flooded. What also sucks is my ticket to the Solomons on Tuesday is for standby, so there is a chance I could be stuck here another week. If that turns out to be the case, I will certainly make the most …

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