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Noumea, New Caledonia – Jewel of the South Pacific

In 1774, Captain James Cook stumbled upon a beautiful island while cruising the south of the Pacific. Here, he encountered a new culture, that of Kanak people. He named the island New Caledonia because it reminded him of Scotland. Later, this island and a few surrounding ones came to be the formal possession of the French, with the capital of Noumea, previously called Port-de-France. New Caledonia has been known as the “jewel of the South Pacific” for its incredible beauty. The breeze from the Pacific coast and beautiful sandy beaches with a scent of France in the air make New Caledonia one the most picturesque must-visit destinations for your holiday. When planning your visit, these are some of the aspects to consider. Accommodation Whichever place you choose to stay at, you are almost definitely in for a beautiful view of the sea. Strategically, it is best to search for Noumea…