Kava Nights Are Very Soft

One night in Noumea, the capital of the French South Pacific territory of New Caledonia, I wandered into a kava bar.

Wandering The Cosmopolitan Fringes of the South Pacific

I landed one day late in December 2010 to explore the French overseas dependency of New Caledonia. It’s the third largest island in the South Pacific, after Papua New Guinea and New Zealand. Its coasts are fringed with barrier reefs, romantic lagoons, and more lost beaches than you’d care to count.