Maps - fantasy.bungalow.marshes


what3words is a really simple way to talk about location, especially places that do not have addresses.
They have assigned each 3m square in the world a unique 3 word address that will never change.
The village at Kalabay where I stayed for most of this trip is ///fantasy.bungalow.marshes

Various maps are available here:

These are the various places mentioned in this blog:

View Temotu Surf Map in a larger map

The area is one place where Melanesia meets Polynesia.

Santa Cruz

This name is a colonial remnant that still appears on air and nautical navigation charts.
All the disaster teams will use this name.

Unless you are talking to emergency crews, use the name Ndendo for the island.
The name of the collection of islands is Temotu Province.


There are a lot of things that can go wrong travelling, there are more things that can go wrong travelling to surf.
Feel free to contact the contributors for more information before setting out to do a trip to here or similar areas. Get information and remember that you, and only you, are responsible for what happens to you.