Our Anthropologist, Kirk W Huffman, finally
managed to contact us this week by answerphone message from
the Southern Hemisphere and it was a groundbreaking, historical,
Here it is in full:
This is Kirk here. Im ringing
you on the film crews satellite telephone from the Island
of Malekula in Vanuatu in the middle of the South West Pacific.
This is probably the first time that
a telephone call has ever been made from here to Spain.
I hope you are doing well and the
Ibiza History Culture Whiz-Bang is going well.
Best wishes to all the readers. Sorry
Ive been out of contact for a while, but the filming
has been going well.
Okay, dokay, put this in the newsletter.
Hope you are well and everything is
Pictures of Kirk´s adventure have
now arrived from Vanuatu.
Kirk W Huffman with his wife Yvonne
behind the film crew in the capital, Port Vila
Traditional Canoes in Port Vila Harbour during 2nd Melanesian Arts Festival
Kanak group from New Caledonia dancing in 2nd Melanesian
Arts Festival in Port Vila,the capital of Vanuatu
Pictures Courtesy of Joy Wu
Captions by Gary Hardy
them was an e-mail from Kirks contact in Vanuatu,
Joy, passing on the news about his exploits which says:
It was pretty hectic for Kirk and the others while
here, at the festival all day every day and sometimes
part of the evening
and then there was kava to be
fitted in. They were looking pretty tired. I hope theyre
not moving too fast in Malekula (itd be hard to
Well, heres a couple of
small photos to keep you going.
Best wishes, Joy (Kaiviti).
Kirk W Huffman