Wild and Untamed

Bernd Sturm recalls island-hopping around some of the most remote areas of the little known South Pacific archipelago.

Bush Flying in Vanuatu

Tropical forests as far as the eye can see, many parts of Vanuatu remain virtually untouched.
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The pilot is committed to land, a go-around is no longer an option when on short finals for the steeply uphill sloping Walaha airstrip.

Separated by more than 10,000 miles (16,100km), few places in the world lie further away from Europe than Vanuatu. And they’re worlds apart, literally and metaphorically.

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