Here is a recipe for a perfect outdoor living in the Pacific: bungalow on stilts over the water, sandy floor eating area with heavy wood tables, a hammock, and a bunch of local dogs to guard your abode day and night. You will happily drink rain water, and get around on a banana boat. Crashing waves of the full moon high tide might keep you awake at night, but you wanted that island experience…And then, there are flowers everywhere. Here is part one of what slowing down off the beaten track in New Ireland Province in Papua New Guinea looks like. Here are first snapshots of my adventure at Nusa Island Retreat.