I’m very excited to announce the dates for our next Writers at Sea retreat which will set sail from Sydney, Australia, on 4 November until 12 November, 2019. We’re sailing on Royal Caribbean’s Radiance of the Seas and as I recently sailed with Royal Caribbean on a family holiday, I can assure you it is going to be an amazing adventure for retreat attendees!
We cater for fiction and non-fiction writers, beginners and experienced – whatever stage you are at, we have workshops and one-on-one sessions to help you develop your craft and make your work shine. And, of course, there’s the added bonus of pristine beaches, azure waters and warm sunshine!
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One of the things Tina and I are excited about with the Writers at Sea retreat we’re running at the end of August this year, is the amazing places participants will get to experience. If the idea of sandy beaches and warm azure waters appeals, then the Isle of Pines is the perfect place to visit.
Photo by Sébastien Jermer seb (Wikimedia Commons)
The Isle of Pines is situated 100 kilometres by ocean from New Caledonia’s capital, Noumea, and a visit to this beautiful island will leave you refreshed and inspired. Surrounded by the New Caledonia Barrier Reef, there’s plenty of opportunity to go snorkelling, paddle boarding, sea kayaking, hiking, or lying on the beach reading a book, working on your own book, or having a nap (because why not?).
The world’s largest gecko resides on this island that once served as a French penal colony in the 1800s. When Captain James Cook first saw the island he named it the Isle of Pines because of the tall native pines. It’s an impressive sight and one you’re likely to remember forever.
Aptly nicknamed l’île la plus proche du paradis (the closest island to Paradise), a visit to the Isle of Pines is likely to be high on your list of favourite places ever visited. Yes, I’m that sure you’ll love it!
We stil have some places available on the Writers at Sea retreat and Carnival currently have a sale on cabins so you can snap up a bargain!
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