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Week in Vanuatu

Flew to Vanuatu with Mark & Leigh & Mitch & Nath. Met Brad over there as he had been building a school for the last 10 days with a group of guys from church. It was amazing how quickly they had built it as it was 2 levels and had a separate block for the caretaker.

We were staying at Le Lagon which had nice rooms & some bungalows over the water. Nath & Mitch spent the days kayaking & exploring around a nearby island, swimming in the pool & playing table tennis. Ate way too much yummy food.

One day we hired dune buggies & did a 3 hour ride following our guide through town , out to villages & to a nearby beach. We would have liked to drive 1 each but had to share & Nath & Mitch were bummed as 14 & 15 year olds were too young to drive. We went on a lot of dirt roads & looked hilarious at the end as were filthy from dust and had big white circles from our goggles.

My favourite place we visited were the Cascades - 30 minute drive out of town to this stunning lush tropical area with a waterfall & swimming holes that are an aqua blue. We paid $20 each to enter the park & walked up the hill to the top where you could stand under the top waterfall & swim into a cave underwater through a narrow entrance. Was not far to swim but felt a bit scary till you realized how close the cave was!

We jumped & slid down waterfalls all the way back to the start Would have been one of the prettiest places I have ever seen.

Flying into Vanuatu

Flying into Vanuatu


The school the boys built

The school the boys built


Loved this huge tree

Loved this huge tree


Brad & Nath in a buggy

Brad & Nath in a buggy


View from the buggy

View from the buggy


Leigh & I in our buggy

Leigh & I in our buggy


Mitch & his Aunty Hils

Mitch & his Aunty Hils


Dusty dirt road

Dusty dirt road


The girls

The girls


Some village children

Some village children


Ourgroup of buggies

Ourgroup of buggies


Now thats a dirty face!

Now thats a dirty face!


Le Lagoon

Le Lagoon


Nath at Cascades

Nath at Cascades


Bougainvillia & crystal clear water

Bougainvillia & crystal clear water


Nath & I

Nath & I


More beauty

More beauty


Waterfalls

Waterfalls


Nath climbing the waterfall

Nath climbing the waterfall


Nice swimming hole

Nice swimming hole


Waterfalls

Waterfalls


And More

And More


About to slide

About to slide


There he goes!

There he goes!


Such beautiful water

Such beautiful water


My lovely Brad

My lovely Brad


Nice waterholes

Nice waterholes


Another waterfall to slide over

Another waterfall to slide over


Mitch & Nath

Mitch & Nath


Boys under the waterfall

Boys under the waterfall


Tropical flowers

Tropical flowers


Snorkelling

Snorkelling


Nearby Island

Nearby Island


Nath & Mitch under the glass bottomed boat

Nath & Mitch under the glass bottomed boat


Boat ride

Boat ride


Locals on the water

Locals on the water


Nath back on the boat

Nath back on the boat


Kayaking is hard work

Kayaking is hard work


Best Chocolate mousse!!!

Best Chocolate mousse!!!


Leigh & I swapping drivers

Leigh & I swapping drivers

Posted by hillbillyramsey 17:00 Archived in Vanuatu

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