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Isle of Pines: the closest island to Paradise

Kanumera, Isle of Pines, New Caledonia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The Isle of Pines (1840 inhabitants) is a small island (152 square kilometers) located 150 km south-west of Grande Terre in New Caledonia. The main town on the island is the village of Vao located in the south of the ...

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How to get to New Caledonia: flights to New Caledonia

La Piscine Naturelle, Isle of Pines, New Caledonia. Author René Moutouh. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

FLIGHTS: International Flights: Arriving in New Caledonia is a long journey from Europe are about 20,000 km, which generally requires, included flights and airports stops, about 22-25 hours by plane. From the west coast of the United States are about ...

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New Caledonia climate: when to go to New Caledonia

Luengoni, Lifou, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

New Caledonia, is located just north of the Tropic of Capricorn, it benefits from a relatively temperate climate affected by trade winds and divided in four distinct seasons. The hot season is the one that goes from December to March, ...

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New Caledonia: mines and pristine beaches

Bac de l'Ouaieme, Grande Terre, New Caledonia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

New Caledonia (Nouvelle-Calédonie) is a French “sui generis” community, located in the region of Melanesia in the southwest Pacific just north of the Tropic of Capricorn, about 1 500 km from the coast of Australia and 2,000 km northeast of ...

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