This blog on New Caledonia is for those of you who ever wondered what life on a tiny island in the South Pacific might be like. Tired of bracing winter winds, the stress of an inner city or simply dreaming of a life change? This is a blog about what happens when, in the words of Yogi Berra, "you come to a fork in the road, [and] take it".

18 July 2007

Trekking Greener Grasses: A New Blog on Living in New Caledonia

Photo by David Giustizia, 2007.

"Trekking Greener Grasses" is a great new English-language blog on moving to, and setting up life, on a tiny island in the South Pacific - yes, in New Caledonia. Authored by Canadian, David Giustizia, with input from his wife Alana and sons David and Nathan (and technical expertise provided by son David), this little blog promises to be an interesting look at what it is like to leave the snowy mountains of Canada for the coconut trees and breezy bays of New Caledonia.

David and his family will be living in Kone - which is about half-way up the island - and is home to about 2000 inhabitants. Their adventures will differ from those you have read here (life in a capital city is far from life in the outback!) ... I wager they will be much closer to what living on a tiny island is really like.

Thanks, David, for taking over the reins of "Sojourn in the South Pacific" - and have fun, everyone, reading about life in New Caledonia, from a different angle.

6 comments:

David said...

Julie,you are the best. Thank you..
By the way you are not leaving me to fill those shoes. Talk about feeling stranded on a desert island! The Julie and family show relly has to stay. Paris or Iowa its poetry.

Le Cagou said...

Hi everybody,
I could not aggree more with you David.
There cannot be an end to Julie's Blog.
A hard part will be to find an alternative tittle since Julie's and family geographical location would have moved somewhere else.
I am sure that Julie will rectify this detail.
I am looking at your Blog David.
A bientot a tous. Marc

Jordan Sneakers said...

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Julie said...

Thanks, Jordan, for your helpful comment. I agree - it would be better if I had a RSS feed, but as this blog is not being updated regularly now (I'm keeping it alive in case it still helps people like yourself), I'm not sure I should add a feed.

Hoping this finds you well,

Julie

Jordan Sneakers said...

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