Travel Pics Theme: U for Under

The theme letter for our ‪‎travel pics this week is U, for Under. For Wednesday, we head Under Water – to Jinek Bay, at Lifou – one of the most popular snorkelling spots for those cruising the South Pacific. I’d been to Lifou a few years back, and snorkelled at Jinek Bay – and was a…

Travel Pics Theme: J for Jungles (and rainforests)

The theme for our ‪‎travel pics this week has been J, for Jungles (and rainforests)  – and for Sunday, we are at Lifou, in the Loyalty Islands of New Caledonia.   The island is a raised coral atoll, or makatea – and is a truly glorious spot. It’s covered with rainforest, except where it has been cleared for agriculture,…

Snorkeling at Lifou

Normally with my Sunday features, I try to conjure up something meaningful – taking a slice-of-life and extrapolating that into something more. But this week, I’m going to keep it simple. Go to Lifou. Take a snorkel and flippers. And enjoy. It’s really that simple! I saw a discussion on Facebook this week which related…