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".

07 November 2007

Setting up House in New Caledonia

Are you wondering what it is like to move across the world and set up house on a remote island in the South Pacific?

Do you have specific questions about moving to New Caledonia?

It's been a couple of years since we did it, but our friend David and his family are just now moving in in Noumea, and David is doing a marvelous job describing the process on his blog at Trekking Greener Grasses.

Take a look at his tales and see his photos of market life, hiking in Noumea and the trials and tribulations of transitioning into a life of palm trees, early mornings and things going right - and wrong!

Bienvenue en Nouvelle Caledonie, David and Gang. Welcome to New Caledonia!


sean.hanna said...

Thanks so much for doing this blog and making that New Caledonia Guide available! Our family is considering moving to New Caledonia from California and your work is a big help.

Julie said...

If you have any specific questions, Sean, please do not hesitate to contact me by e-mail. People have contacted us from all over the world to learn more about life in New Caledonia, so please don't hesitate. For us, it was a paradise, and we would go back in a heartbeat!

All the best,


Beatriz said...

God how you help me, I'm moving from Brazil to new caledonia and your blog its been perfect to me. I'm 15 and my life is very crazy with all this changes, realy, thank you.

Julie said...

Beatriz - I wish you well in your move. Our daughter was 15 when she moved with us to Noumea as well. Today she says it was the best two years of her life. I hope all goes well and if you have questions, you and your family will be in touch by e-mail. All the best - Julie

Beatriz said...

Hey, it's me again. I just get in new caledonia and I love it, but just tomorrow I wiil now all noumea, we're completely tired now. Thanks again =D

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