Living TRAVEL - New Caledonia 2019

Noumea - Grande Terre Island

New Caledonia
New Caledonia, showing the 3 islands visited - Grande Terre, Isle of Pines and Lifou
 
Noumea
 Harbour area, Noumea
 
Noumea
 Harbour area, Noumea
 
Noumea, New Caledonia
 Marina, Noumea, New Caledonia
 
Cathedral, Noumea, New Caledonia
Cathedral, Noumea, New Caledonia
   
Cathedral, Noumea, New Caledonia
Cathedral, Noumea, New Caledonia
 
Cathedral, Noumea, New Caledonia
Cathedral, Noumea, New Caledonia
 
Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre, Noumea
Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre, Noumea, New Caledonia - celebrating the Kanak culture.
The area is dominated by the above structures called cases, based on the Kanak Grand Hut.
 
Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre, Noumea
Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre, Noumea
Totems lead to an area containing replicas of different Kanak Grand Huts
 
Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre, Noumea
Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre, Noumea
Typical entrance to a Kanak Grand Hut
 
Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre, Noumea Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre, Noumea
Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre, Noumea
The museum/exhibition centre contains many kanak artefacts such as hut entrances and totems
  Aquarium, Noumea, New Caledonia
Red Lion fish seen in the Noumea Aquarium
 
Noumea, New Caledonia
Kagu, flightless bird native to New Caledonia, seen in the Noumea Zoo
 
Kagu, Noumea, New Caledonia
Kagu, flightless bird native to New Caledonia, seen in the Noumea Zoo
 
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