Welcome to my personal travel journal! If you don't know me, that's OK! I hope you'll enjoy reading about some of my adventures and misadventures, and hopefully learn something new about a corner of the world.

Recent updates:
2015-10-06: Day 8 of Niue in 2011.
2015-10-05: Day 7 of Niue in 2011.
2015-09-29: Day 6 of Niue in 2011.

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Monday, May 16, 2011

16 May 2011:

Another picture of Kanak graves. We (or at least I) were trying to stay inconspicuous when taking these photos, as the beliefs in sacredness is very strong among the Kanak. I was told that a Japanese tourist was killed a few years ago for standing on a sacred area, but the circumstances surrounding the death is still a mystery. Not sure if this is true or not, but offending less people is probably a good idea.

Rough notes: