The Passing of Time
Samantha Kodila - "The sun sinks towards the horizon, accentuating each crevice of the fairy floss clouds floating over a distant mountain. The air is heavy with humidity and a layer of stickiness coats my skin as though I’ve been rolling in honey. The only relief is a gentle breeze through the windows of our small wooden boat as it cruises through Tonle Sap’s lapping waves."
(GET LOST MAGAZINE)
"Uncover one of the most idyllic destinations in Vanuatu on a stand up paddle board adventure in Espiritu Santo..."
(GET LOST MAGAZINE)
The Art of Meaningful Travel
"We travelled up Santo’s East Coast Road before turning off on the dirt track to Big Bay. It was a bum-bruising journey involving constant swerving to avoid pot holes, a great deal of dust, and much nervous banter.
Ours was a rag-tag group of travellers with few obvious skills. Amongst us was an artist, a stand up paddle board instructor, a Barista, a refrigeration technician, a creative child of 10 years, a marine biologist and myself; an environmental scientist and owner of a small adventure travel company..."
(ISLAND LIFE MAGAZINE)
OTHER MEDIA STORIES...
Australian Volunteers Refurbish Port Olry Health Centre
Vanuatu Daily Post (2016) - "A Santo nurse has expressed her heartfelt gratitude to a group of Australian volunteers who refurbished the neglected community health centre in Port Olry, a small North-East Santo town near the famous Champagne Beach..."
PADDLE BOARDING GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA
SUP Connect (2015) - GOLD COAST, Australia – 'Located in Australia’s north-eastern State of Queensland, the Gold Coast is home to prized surf breaks. But, it’s running through the green behind the gold where you’ll find a superb range of flat water destinations that are perfect for Boga and recreational paddlers.'
PADDLE BOARDING ESPIRITU SANTO, VANUATU
SUP Connect (2015) - ESPIRITU SANTO, Vanuatu – 'Vanuatu is a scattering of 83 tropical islands amidst the blue waters of the South Pacific. Often referred to as the Happiest Place on Earth, stand up paddle boarders, divers and cavers will be left with serious face-ache after visiting Santo’s palm-fringed shores.'
PADDLE BOARDING CORON ISLAND, PALAWAN, PHILIPPINES
SUP Connect (2017) - PALAWAN, Philippines - 'Few destinations can hold a candle to the brilliance of Palawan. Located in the west of the Philippines, more than 1,780 islands form an archipelago that stretches almost as far south as Borneo and north to the island of Mindoro.'
SUPCATION DESTINATION: KOMODO, INDONESIA
SUP Connect (2017) - KOMODO, Indonesia - 'Looking to head out on a SUP vacation that is outside of the norm? Consider Komodo Island in Indonesia!'