Thursday, November 11, 2010


Warm water, sunshine, good magazine, is there anything else?

Monday, November 08, 2010

A touch of Vanuatu on Everest

Whilst not taken in Port Vila, I couldn't resist loading this up. Vanuatu resident Jeremy Dick and Tony Orr placing a little bit of the tropics on Everest........

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

In Memory of Starkey

Starkey off the island of Malekula in a traditional outrigger

Monday, October 18, 2010

Sole Passenger

Air Vanuatu pilot Charlie at the controls of the Islander aircraft.. Coming into land at one of the smaller island runways on the way back to Vila

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Boats on dryground

Port Vila Boatyard

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Fare on the Beach

Great place for a lime juice in the evening

Monday, October 11, 2010

Monday, May 03, 2010

Learning to Hunt Vanuatu Style

Visitors to Vanuatu learning about the Vanuatu lifestyle in years gone by

Sunday, May 02, 2010

Bananas by the bunch

Saturday, May 01, 2010

Watching the Sunset

Monday, April 12, 2010

Learning to Surf

Turn a kayak upside down and Voila!

Friday, April 09, 2010

Thursday, April 08, 2010

Fishing in Mele Bay

Local Mele Village people bringing in the net with dinner hopefully attached!

Leaving The Island

heading to mainland after a weekend at Kakula.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Friday, March 26, 2010

A day at the beach

Sand Drawings

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Thursday, March 11, 2010


150 vatu = $1.50 US, one of the many thing to buy at the local market

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Cristal gazing

enjoying the view from the fare. Should I admit to a Lime juice in one hand, camera in the other whilst balancing in the hammock?)

Tuesday, March 09, 2010


Sigh - the waistline suffers again.

Monday, March 08, 2010


Lots of colour at the market tonight, couldn't find any pineapple though darn it.....

Sunday, March 07, 2010

follow the leader

Couple of French lads coming back from fishing and had a few troubles pulling the new boat out at the Beach. Hideaway Island in the background.


Pulling in a few mackerel at Mele Bay with a net off the beach

Saturday, March 06, 2010

Market Art

one of the talented cloth painting artworks available at the Port Vila Market House

Monday, February 22, 2010

Clam Store

WW2 store at Ulei Village

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Friday, February 12, 2010

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Finding Nemo

I did a dive on the weekend - at about 100ft here.

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

All Dressed Up

Man Erakor dressed up in traditional costume.

Monday, February 01, 2010


World famous in Vanuatu. Tamanu Resort and Restaurant for its outlook and food, try the omelette.......

Sunday, January 31, 2010


Preparing for a dive at Kakula Island. On this dive we went and dived on an old World War 2 Corsair Plane in about 30m of water.

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Jetboats and Pirate Ships

contrasting vessels in Port Vila Harbour

At The Beach

Friday, January 29, 2010

Cooling Down

Enjoying a glass of chilled water at La Tentation and enjoying the Port Vila harbour view

Thursday, January 28, 2010


todays menu at one of the many glorious Vanuatu eateries.....

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Coming up for air

one of our local turtles surfacing for a look around and to take a break....

Saturday, January 23, 2010


Everyday find in the Pandanus Tree Roots

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Custom Dress

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Kai Kai on the run

One of the many road side stalls where locals sell surplus produce for extra Vatu. Mangoes in season now, delicious.........

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

no potholes

The new Efate ring road courtesy of the American Millennium Challenge fund. 6 years in the waiting and now nearly there.

Monday, January 18, 2010


lads swimming in the old World War 2 officers swimming pool at Havanah Harbour