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Pimp your Ride

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December 19, 2018

 In Honiara, one of our favourite cultural practices is the vehicle sticker. No vehicle here is complete without its own gawdy sticker and the bigger the better. (Click image…

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How to licence a car in the Solomon Islands

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March 16, 2018

The easy part was getting a Solomon’s driver’s licence. The hard part is getting a car licenced (i.e. for New Zealanders – getting your car registered. Note, getting your…

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How to Get a Solomon Islands Driver’s Licence

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February 7, 2018

Anyone who knows me knows that I hate driving. In fact, I was sitting on my restricted licence for about five years and only got my full licence a…

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Getting a car

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August 12, 2017

We’ve got a new old car!

Its name is Zamzam. 

Zamzam has three doors, a functioning radio, and a speedometer that doesn’t work. Named, we are told, in remembrance of the previous, previous…

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It’s been a long time, without you my friend.

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August 4, 2017

Today we had a celebratory flat white at Lime Lounge to mark our one-month anniversary here. That’s right, they have flat whites here! The coffees here have that telltale…