Eighty two islands make up this Pacific nation. The largest is the mountainous island of Espiritu Santo. Port –Vila, the largest town and the national capital, is on Efate Island, to the south. Many of the Vanuatu islands are the peaks of the undersea mountains and some are active volcanoes. Others are coral islands with reefs and brilliant blue lagoons.
Vanuatu has a tropical climate with high rainfall and warm temperatures all year round. Bananas grow here, as well as yams and cassava. All these are an important part of the islanders’ diet. Crops such as copra and cocoa are major...More