"The Island That Time Forgot" Top 5 Page for this destination Tanna by Geisha_Girl
Tanna Travel Guide: 53 reviews and 82 photos
Located just an hour flight away from the capital of Port Vila, Tanna Island is not only geographically separate from its counterpart in Vanuatu, but it is also worlds away in appearance and ambience.
Where Port Vila offers resort hotels, and a bustling central marketplace and social scene, Tanna Island is for those who cherish an unaffected small island lifestyle that fondly preserves the past and follows its own pace.
It's where a peaceful solitude is served up with a smile.
It's a blend of contradictions: mystery and simplicity, hardship and high hopes, solitude and solid community.........that has conspired to create the magical patchwork quality of Pacific Island life. It is a reality onto itself, with isolated beaches, rugged coastlines, volcanic peaks, and unique pockets of local island history wrapped up in traditions which add depth and dimension to its island flavor.
Today it is a remnant of a life and tradition not quite forgotten.
For me, it was a lesson in appreciation of simplicity.
The friendliness of the locals showed through their sparkling smiles! more travel advice
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