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The elevated house belonging to the chief's son utilises modern stilt construction

Jon Beswick visits Ambryn Island on the remote Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu and describes its traditions

On the volcanic island of ambryn in the pacific archipelago of vanuatu, local building traditions and a fascinating, primitive way of life continue to endure

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