New Caledonia
2009-02-16 Noumea New Caledonia reconstructed house

2009-02-16 Noumea New Caledonia reconstructed house

2009-02-16 Noumea New Caledonia reconstructed house a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter This inside of the "Kanak" house and its smokey atmosphere. No one could survive in this. One would think that any ordinary human would figure out that smoke has to escape. However those who built this museum seem...
2009-02-16 Noumea New Caledonia - there is a new cultural center called the Kanak Center, which has an odd assortment of borrowed Oceanic art from a Paris Museum, and a reconstructed village. It was Sunday, so it was closed and our guides knew nothing abo

2009-02-16 Noumea New Caledonia – there is a new cultural center called the Kanak Center, which has an odd assortment of borrowed Oceanic art from a Paris Museum, and a reconstructed village. It was Sunday, so it was closed and our guides knew nothing abo

2009-02-16 Noumea New Caledonia – there is a new cultural center called the Kanak Center, which has an odd assortment of borrowed Oceanic art from a Paris Museum, and a reconstructed village. It was Sunday, so it was closed and our guides knew nothing abo a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com...
2009-02-16 Noumea New Caledonia  Kanak Cultural Center - strange phallic figure with no label

2009-02-16 Noumea New Caledonia Kanak Cultural Center – strange phallic figure with no label

2009-02-16 Noumea New Caledonia Kanak Cultural Center – strange phallic figure with no label a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Phallic figures are not uncommon in the Pacific but this center had no logic to the displays. There were art pieces from New Guinea and other places, with no labels....
2009-02-16 Noumea New Caledonia - the Kanak Cultural center was designed by an architect to mimic the local conical thatch houses. It is located in a lovely botannical garden.

2009-02-16 Noumea New Caledonia – the Kanak Cultural center was designed by an architect to mimic the local conical thatch houses. It is located in a lovely botannical garden.

2009-02-16 Noumea New Caledonia – the Kanak Cultural center was designed by an architect to mimic the local conical thatch houses. It is located in a lovely botannical garden. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter from Wikipedia: he Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre, on the narrow Tinu Peninsula, approximately 8 kilometres...
2009-02-16 Noumea New Caledonia  this is a mountainous continental area whic is why it has mineral wealth below ground.

2009-02-16 Noumea New Caledonia this is a mountainous continental area whic is why it has mineral wealth below ground.

2009-02-16 Noumea New Caledonia this is a mountainous continental area whic is why it has mineral wealth below ground. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2009-02-16 Noumea New Caledonia - is a fancy resort area for French visitors of means so it looks developed. Locals tend to remain in the lowest levels of society.

2009-02-16 Noumea New Caledonia – is a fancy resort area for French visitors of means so it looks developed. Locals tend to remain in the lowest levels of society.

2009-02-16 Noumea New Caledonia – is a fancy resort area for French visitors of means so it looks developed. Locals tend to remain in the lowest levels of society. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
2009-02-16 Noumea New Caledonia  Ore Loading from Mines

2009-02-16 Noumea New Caledonia Ore Loading from Mines

2009-02-16 Noumea New Caledonia Ore Loading from Mines a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter New Caledonia is geologically part of the Asian continental mass and is rich in minerals and ore. On the western side there is mining activity. In and around Noumea, the capital there are fancy resorts and...