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:

The Kanaky flag is flown quite frequently in New Caledonia - it's the flag associated with the natives - the Kanak - and a strong independence movement. Ouvéa is seen as one of the more rebellious areas of NC, and was the scene of a famous hostage incident in 1998 that resulted in over 20 deaths. You can read about the incident here:

Rough notes: