It Beats Gilligan’s Island – Mounu Island, Vav’vu

My first outer island destination in Vav’vu, Tonga was Mouna Island, all six and a half acres of it. It is an eco property built to exacting standards by its owners, Lynn and Alan who are both New Zealanders who decided to settle in this remote corner of paradise 16 years ago. They have just […]

Lape Island Community Project, Vav’vu, Tonga

On my return to Neifau from Mounu Island we stopped in at Lape Village, what I can only describe as one of the smallest Tongan island villages in the island group. There are just 16 adults and 16 children who live on the island and they are totally self-sufficient except for some aid from Japan […]