Tag Archives: Tanna

Celebrations on the Island of Tanna: Lens-Artists Challenge

There are three main celebrations on the island of Tanna in Vanuatu. All will see women with brightly painted faces. Tinsel has replaced wreaths of leaves for most women. Kastom (traditional) dancing is always performed both by the coast and … Continue reading

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Wild Spaces: 99 word Flash Fiction

“Good-bye” “Thanks for a great stay.” Our farewells rang out with empty words, belying  the couple’s desperation to get back to civilisation. The truck roared off, disappearing in the cloud of dust that rose in its wake. I heard Caleb’s … Continue reading

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Early Doors and Windows on Tanna: Cee’s Fun foto Challenge

Arriving on the island of Tanna on the undulating grass strip we were excited to alight from the middle door and watch the cargo leave from the rear door. Our prospective business had a superbly positioned restaurant perched on the … Continue reading

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Uma Rock: Silent Sunday

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Floral Friday: Tropical colour

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Lime Green/ Bright green

Lime/bright green is part of the human world. Babies particularly enjoy the bright colours. It is also part of these animal’s world at Australia zoo. The crocodile once out of the water is not a fast runner so as it … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Special: Adrenaline

The skies around Yasur volcano are pumped with adrenaline and certainly a sky and an experience that you wouldn’t forget — ever. Particularly if you were a strapping Scottish lad who had flown in for an overnight stay at our … Continue reading

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