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Noumea

29 Mar

Bucket List item tick.  Ever since studying french in high school it has been a dream to visit New Caledonia.  First port to stop at is Noumea.

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This is also our first shore excursion we are heading to Amedee Island where I hope to tick another bucket list item – snorkelling.  I didn’t take my EM-10 to Amedee Island, I was too worried about it getting sandy or wet.  I should have taken it.  Between us we had to share the TG-3, and try our first attempts at underwater.  The Lighthouse was closed for renovations for our visit, guess we shall have to visit again.

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Snorkelling we saw turtles.  We saw fish too, but we saw turtles 🙂P3290765

Tonights towel animal.  Each night as we return to our room it has been tidied, the bed turned down and a new towel sculpture left.

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New Camera

16 Mar

In preparation for our cruise and our expectations of snorkelling we have invested in a new camera.  An Olympus TG-3, that is shockproof, waterproof, freeze proof – dummy proof?

The first photo is the sister ship taken from the office window, how convenient she is visiting today – except she is visiting because she has been detoured from Vanuatu because of cyclone Pam.

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HWS is a volunteer firefighter, has been for a few years now, pity volunteers don’t qualify for long service leave :).  Looks like a controlled burn off was scheduled, so HWS was testing the ruggedness of the new camera from the back of the truck.

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