Guesthouse is about five kilometres north of the Lonorore
airfield on Pentecost. There's a nice river here and
good bush walking in the hills. Olfala Sam enjoys
showing people his gardens and vanilla plantation, a half
The guesthouse was old and run down
in February 2005 but a replacement was nearing completion.
Accommodation at Baravet cost 1000 Vatu per person, per
night, self catering. Exchange
The telephone number for Baravet is
38320 (community phone). They should have Digicel mobile phone coverage now and we are waiting for an update. Samuel speaks English.
Sam's original guesthouse is built of local materials with
a concrete floor. It has two bedrooms, a sitting room and
a kitchen. One bedroom has two single beds and the other
has two bunk beds. Bring your own mosquito net. Mosquito
coils are available. Kerosene lamps are used for lighting.
The front door has a padlock.
the guesthouse, there's one dry-pit toilet, one water-seal
toilet (bucket flush) and a shower. The semi-modern water
seal toilet is a bit cramped but seems to work.
small kitchen in Samuel's Guesthouse has a gas cook top
and a minimal set of pots, plates, cups and utensils. There
are a couple of relatively expensive stores in Baravet where
you can buy food. Samuel can provide some vegetables
from his garden and aelan
kaekae meals can be provided.
surveyed: February 2005 by Stephen.
Last updated: March 2005 by Stephen.