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. I’m ringing
you on the film crew’s 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
LiveIbiza “Whiz-Bang” is going well.
“Best wishes to all the readers.
Sorry I’ve 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 going OK.”
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
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
by and Courtesy of Joy Wu
them was an e-mail from Kirk’s 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 they’re not moving too fast in Malekula (it’d be hard to do).
“Well, here’s a couple of small
photos to keep you going.
“Best wishes,” Joy (Kaiviti).