Snorkel Sunday

by Adam

What an exciting day!

Sunday, my day off.  I slept in and it was very beautiful outside.

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I had breakfast.

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Then met up with Ray at 7:30 and went on a road trip to the North of the Island.

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We stopped by at a coffee place, which was nice.  They even had their own coffee plants next to the building.

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Then headed North!  The road was rough but the scenery was beautiful.

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And finally, we arrived at Poum.

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We put our things down at our table at the restaurant, then went to the beach at the back of the restaurant.

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There was a dog there, who seemed to spend his whole day fishing.

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Such a relaxed dog!  His name was Brian.

I went snorkelling for the first time.  Took a few minutes to get used to, but once I got used to it, I loved it!  I also attached the Sony Actioncamera to my goggles to record some videos which I’ll put here later.

After snorkelling, went inside to have lunch.  Lobster and crab!

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Brian then lead us for a walk, to show us some cool places.  He would lead and we would follow, but he would go quickly, turn around and wait for us to catch up before going further.

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He brought us out to the tip and then swam out, but too far for us.

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The rocks were very sharp and some slippery, especially the ones under water.  Good thing I had my aqua-shoes on!  But even with them, I could feel the sharp rocks!

We called Brian to come back because it was too far out to follow, so he lead us back.

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We saw holes on the beach and wondered what they were, we asked Brian and he started digging it up for us, and revealed a crab!

On the way back home, we stopped by the supermarket at Koumac.  I bought a cup to boil my water in, detergent and sponge to clean my cup, and some noodles.

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Here’s some panoramas from my phone.

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and some Googlemap screenshots to show where I was:

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Screenshot_2012-10-28-13-58-05 What an awesome day it was! I’ll try to put the videos on next time, so watch here!

Time to sleep, then back to work tomorrow!