LIFE INSIDE A REMOTE ISLAND VILLAGE
You know that old saying, it takes a village? Well, living on a remote island in the South Pacific that saying couldn’t be more true.
We sailed to the island of Nomuka thinking we would stay for a day or two…which we’ve overshot by a couple of weeks now. Because this is one of those places and The Sheens are one of those families that make you feel at home. Ya know, the kind of people who treat you like family, put you to work, and demonstrate a kind of love that makes you never want to leave.
Last time they gave us a tour of their quirky upcycled home and farm complete with swimming horses. If you weren’t already in love with this family after that, then buckle up. Because what happens next is the stuff voyager dreams are made of.
There’s just enough of a danger element to get the heart racing, a good old-fashioned hunt and gather, and plenty of surprise guests. The Sheens take us to meet their Dolphriends, the rally-ready red rooster, and their village.
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It’s all-in support of the African Community and Conservation Foundation. Their mission is to contribute to a world in which people and wildlife live together sustainably forever. They do incredible work to preserve important African wilderness areas and empower local communities in those spaces.
AND, Dior is a future award-winning chef!!! She has an Instagram page dedicated to her delectable, island-grown yummy bytes you will want to check out. That way you can say I discovered her in her early days before she became famous.
Inspiration & Help Needed
As if the Sheen family wasn’t nice enough already, they have helped create the NICE Society (Nomuka Island Conservation Environment Society).
A community-run society created for the people and environment of Nomuka. They are undertaking huge projects to help tackle local issues like rubbish, animal welfare, and protecting the marine environment. You can learn more about the society and inquire about donating or volunteering on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/nomukaislandconservationenvironmentsociety/
THE COMEDIC EXTRA’S
They may ask for a retraction but I am gonna share Tom and Cyril’s Instagram too. Because if you find yourself in Tonga anytime soon, you should bring them a bottle of rum in exchange for a few stories.
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- Artists – Jane & The Boy, A.M. Beef, Ian Post, Maya Isac
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