L’Île-des-Pins (Isle of Pines), a paradise island in New Caledonia

New Caledonia isn't a place many people have heard of. Sitting east of Australia, about equidistant from Melbourne and Auckland by plane, it's a sizeable collection of islands with a population nearing 300,000. The majority of the population is Kanak, the name for the indigenous Melanesian inhabitants who have existed there for 3,000 years. The … Continue reading L’Île-des-Pins (Isle of Pines), a paradise island in New Caledonia

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