Vanuatu

A Day in Port Vila, Vanuatu

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A Day in Port Vila, Vanuatu

A Day About Lap Lap, the Mele Cascades and an Underwater Post Office I woke up to a glorious view over Vila Bay, with blue skies layered with water glistening like scattered diamonds. It was 7 a.m. and already the town of Port Vila was bustling with people, with the Central Market being the center of all activities. There were cafes offering bacon and eggs style breakfasts but the colorful and noisy market was too interesting to miss, so we headed to the end back, past the fresh fruits and vegetables and the occasional rooster in weaved...

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Back to Vanuatu’s Roots

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Back to Vanuatu’s Roots

The Back to My Roots Festival in the Olal village of North Ambrym takes place each year on the 10th, 11th & 12th August 2011. On this occasion, some of the most influential cultural practices and dance, exhibitions of art, and beliefs are presented to the public. The festival lasts 3 days with traditional dances include famous Rom dance, demonstrations of magic and other activities that belong to the people of Ambrym. Current Flight schedule from Vila & return – Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday.  Flights from Santo...

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Mount Yasur on Tanna, Vanuatu

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Mount Yasur on Tanna, Vanuatu

I stand back a little, allowing my heart to slow and my nerves to recover. I have the urge to flee, yet I stay rooted to the spot, mesmerized by the heap of smoke suddenly rising from deep underground. “As you can see, currently the volcano is on a safe category two scale. If it raises another category, they don’t allow tourists up here. I think it was 1997, two tourists…” BOOM! Our village guide’s little monologue was interrupted by a spurt of red hot rocks from the bubbling crater. She pauses as a chorus of ooo and ahhs followed by a...

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Vanuatu Kitesurfing Classic

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July 27, 2009 – For the third year in a row, the Vanuatu International Kitesurfing Classic will take place on Efate Island, home island of the capital town Port Vila. The VIKC this year will be held between the 11 – 16th of August, on Efate. In addition to the previously seen freestyle and the long distance categories, another two events will be introduced this year. Wave riding and Air Time. The first 4 days of the competition will be at Pango Village where the wave riding will be organized. And if the wind is off, Pango provides...

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Vanuatu Basics

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Airport Tax Departure tax at the International Airport is VUV 2,500 per person over the age of 12 years and VUV 400 for domestic Vanair Service tax. Both these passenger service charges are included in airfares. A separate domestic departure fee has also recently been launched which charges visitors and locals 200vt from any Shefa and Sanma Province domestic airport. This is applied to every leg where a passenger departs from the following domestic airports: Bauerfield – Port Vila, Siwo Airport – Emae, Pele Airport – Tongoa, Valesdir Airport...

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Vicarious Vanuatu

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Several months back, we added loads of new countries to the pages of In The Know Traveler. The good news was that we expanded our coverage of fantastic destinations from around the world that could easily be found through our destinations page. The bad news was that some of the countries were added only because they sounded great to us, not because we had any information about them. Such is the philosophy of a traveler! One such country is Vanuatu. Vanuatu is a series of small islands in the Pacific that speaks 113 distinct languages and gave...

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