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· June, 2006

Stories about Oceania from June, 2006

Polynesia: Sand Samples

  22 June 2006

Blog a Sables posts (Fr) photos of the sands of famous French polynesian beaches, including a shot of the sand on Marlon Brando's beach in Tetiaroa. The palette is impressive and ranges from charcoal (Papeete) to snow (Matira).

New Caledonia, Francophones and Cricket

  17 June 2006

Over at 5 Minutes en Nouvelle Caledonie, Sebastien who lives in New Caledonia but is originally from continental France writes (Fr) a post that shows how little cricket resonates with most of the French-speaking world : “While the world focuses on soccer, I want to introduce you to a less...

Singapore: Singapore-Australia Relations

  14 June 2006

Serendipity points to an article on Singapore's Prime Minister's visit to Australia and hopes that relations will improve after the low point last year when Singapore hanged an Australian who was convicted of smuggling heroin.

Latest in French-Speaking Blogs of the Caribbean and Oceania

  12 June 2006

NEW CALEDONIA Annoella near Gadji, New Caledonia. By Sebastien Merion. A few months ago, we learned that Sebastien and Annoella of 5 minutes en Nouvelle Caledonie got married in Mauritius. Now watch a video of the newlyweds hiking up a hill overlooking the lovely beaches of Gadji. The post provides...

Global Food Blog Report #21

  11 June 2006

#1: After almost a month her blog vanished without reasonable explanation, Chef Ines Peña from Caracas, Venezuela is back with her brand new and improved creation: Apuntes de Cocina. Lets head over to her blog and cheer her up a little for her perseverance and the love to share her...

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