Part 12. About airplanes.

April 2017 – May 2017


trees, from the air,palms, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

A lot of time in Vanuatu has to be carried out in the air traveling between the islands. The next island is Ambrym.



plain, pilot, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
small plain,label, no smoke, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
Before taking off, one of the pilots turns to the passengers, asks to fasten the seat belts, says that smoking is prohibited, life jackets under your seat and … go!

luganville,from the air, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Pilots with pleasure will make a photo with you)

luganville,from the air, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

It’s very noisy, but flights are not long.

see,coast, corral beach,from the air, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

The plane is more like a minibus – take off, landing, dropping passengers, picked up new ones, take off)

see,coast, corral beach,from the air, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

All domestic flights must be confirmed 2 days before the flight.

see,coast, corral beach,from the air, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
see,coast, corral beach,from the air, island, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
Often tourists laugh – yes, if I bought a ticket I’ll fly. But you have to confirm not that you’re flying, but the fact that the plane is flying)

 see,coast,river, village,from the air, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

It’s sad, but plain does not always fly, and often it flies at the different time then you was planning.

 trees, from the air,palms, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

At intermediate stops, the schedule is very conditional and it’s not advisable to leave the plane.

trees, from the air,palms,see,coast, corral beach, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

The views are pleasant – palm trees and the sea.

from the air,islands,see,coast, corral beach, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu


airfield,runway,airport, Ambrym, Craig Cove, Vanuatu

Airports look modest – these are airfields) as a rule it’s just a field of grass

airfield,runway,airport, Ambrym, Craig Cove, Vanuatu


airplain,boarding,baggage,airfield,runway,airport, Ambrym, Craig Cove, Vanuatu

Loading of baggage looks also unusual.

airfield,boarding,baggage,runway,airport, Ambrym, Craig Cove, Vanuatu

It is better to take your backpack straight from the plane.

airfield,runway,airport, Ambrym, Craig Cove, Vanuatu

The next island in the list is Ambrym.

boarding,baggage,airfield,runway,airport, Ambrym, Craig Cove, Vanuatu

The island has two airports – Craig Cove and Ulei.

children,boarding,baggageairfield,runway,airport, Ambrym, Craig Cove, Vanuatu

Local children are coming to meet planes.

airplain,airfield,runway,airport, Ambrym, Craig Cove, Vanuatu

It is popular on this island to fly to one airport and fly away from another.

airfield,terminal building,airport, Ambrym, Craig Cove, Vanuatu

People come to the airport only for flights – plains are not every day.

airfield,terminal building,airport, Ambrym, Craig Cove, Vanuatu

Next will show dancing, exhausting tracking and boiling unreality)

airfield,terminal building,airport, Ambrym, Craig Cove, Vanuatu


Moving:
From Million dollar point taxi to the airport of Luganville – 1000vuv.

The Trip.
Part 2. Qatar.
Part 2. The Hobbiton.
Part 3. The Coast of the northern island.
Part 4. Moeraki boulders, Taiaroa Head and Nugget Point.
Part 5. Fjordland.
Part 6. Quinstown.
Part 7. Mount Cook.
Part 8. West coast.
Part 9. Sea life.
Part 10. Vanuatu, Espiritu Santo.
Part 11. Million Dollar Point and SS President Coolidge.
Part 12. About airplanes.
Part 13. Rom dances at North Ambrym.

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