Travel Blogs from Suva, Fiji

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No Where To Go But Down, Suva, Fiji travel blog

No Where To Go But Down

A travel blog entry by jmo

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... to, not necessarily when they are scheduled. So, we are cool about it, relaxed and will get you the photos pronto, Fiji time. Anyway, the latest adventure had to do with me almost killing Jordan. The only thing that stopped me from enjoying ...

El Capital, Suva, Fiji travel blog

El Capital

A travel blog entry by baldtel_on_tour

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... there, done that, got bored. Did some trekking through the Fijian rainforest (they have a rain forest) about 7 miles out from Suva with Simon, Throsten and Ulrike (who has just met up with us again). Just walking through the woods, was cool enough, ...

Jules rules, Suva and cannibals, Suva, Fiji travel blog

Jules rules, Suva and cannibals

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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... you will receive you prize in the next 100 working years. Jules rules!!!   Next stop on our Fiji tour took us to the capital city, Suva. We had arranged our second couchsurfing experience here and at the bus stop we meet Richard Teng. Richard ...

Bula!!, Various Islands in Fiji, Fiji travel blog

Bula!!

A travel blog entry by lizandsimon

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... We are very much in civilisation again now so email replies should be more frequent too! Anyway here goes............ Sunday 14th September Fiji is a group of islands, the largest of which is Viti Levu and Nadi the capital. We had been told by a ...

Would you like fries with that?, Suva, Fiji travel blog

Would you like fries with that?

A travel blog entry by mmartinskerm

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... (I use the term loosely) in town. Blerk! My first impressions of this place is that its friendly but there is certainly a dark undertone, Suva is probably much safer than Adelaide it's just a new place that comes with its own set of rules. Then again that ...

Castles made of sand, Suva, Fiji travel blog

Castles made of sand

A travel blog entry by mmartinskerm

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... locals. It's just amazing that these people can sing so well, is it genetic or learned? I really don't know. Ditch arrived in Suva a few days later (can't remember exactly) and was treated to a not-so Fijian welcome of a bee, though he did sample some ...

Mouching our way through Fiji, Taveuni, Fiji travel blog

Mouching our way through Fiji

A travel blog entry by jmo

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... Santa Barbara Jeff and Edessa again visiting their exclusive luxury resort and getting pizza. Yes we have been mouching our way through Fiji. Janice just looks at people with her big doe like eyes and explains she is stuck backpacking with me for a ...

Caveman, Nanuya Lailai Island, Fiji travel blog

Caveman

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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Weird feeling after staying in backpacker hostels to now be in a place were they don't even let you open your own cornflakes. Not that I'm complaining. So off to the caves this morning with the number of fellow cavers less than yesterday as we ...

Celeb love island, Fiji, Fiji travel blog

Celeb love island

A travel blog entry by hess

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... flower is tucked behind the left ear it means you are single and behind the right signifies your attached status. Behind both ears then you are just desperate. With reluctance I left Fiji and set out through mad paranoid security checks to the ...

I can smell fish, Levuka, Fiji travel blog

I can smell fish

A travel blog entry by ad_n_caz

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... was faced with a huge bill for compensation from the US government. Unable to pay, he did a deal with the British, ceding Fiji to Britain in return for payment of debts. Many of those sold into slavery were subsequently rescued by Queen Victoria, so ...

Shark Bait, Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

Shark Bait

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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Still have to perfect the art of fighting your way out of a mozzie net in the dark. Was hoping to go on a snorkeling trip to a submerged plane wreck today but that was soon changed to a closer barrier reef due to lack of fuel for the boat. Fair ...

"I can see purple flying elephants... can you?"

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... of no where. We had been brought here to experience what real village life was really about But mainly so we could all drink Fiji's local drink, Kava. Feel free to skip this bit if your not interested in the history of it! Kava is an age-old ...

"I'm a firestarter, a twisted firestarter..."

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... so we were now official advanced divers! It was our last night on the island so we made sure we enjoyed it. More Fiji Bitter was drank than any other night, and because of this more stupid drunk activities occurred, like the game of beach Twister for ...

Fun in Jungle Island, Tavewa Island, Fiji travel blog

Fun in Jungle Island

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... the other resort we ended up sitting around there for a good hour and half talking with some others staying there with everyone clearly on Fiji time and in no rush to go anywhere. With the tide having now come in we waded back along the beach a little ...

Paradise with a Capital 'P', Nananu-I-ri Island, Fiji travel blog

Paradise with a Capital 'P'

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... boat into the water below. Rick was a fellow Brit that had been travelling the world working at various dive sites until finally reaching Fiji and stopping at Nananu. The fact I hadn't dived for 2 years didn't seem to bother him "your pick it up" ...

Happy long life to you!, Suva, Fiji travel blog

Happy long life to you!

A travel blog entry by mmartinskerm

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As many of you would remember the 30th September marked my 22nd Birthday and how different it felt being in Fiji for the celebrations. On the 29th I managed to get around 30 people together for a Chinese banquet, which was typically huge. Happy ...

From landing to tropical sickness. My time so far., Suva, Fiji travel blog

From landing to tropical sickness. My time so far.

A travel blog entry by mmartinskerm

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... (I use the term loosely) in town. Blerk! My first impressions of this place is that its friendly but there is certainly a dark undertone, Suva is probably much safer than Adelaide it's just a new place that comes with its own set of rules. Then again that ...

Er Rick...I'm stuck..., Nananu-i-Ri Island, Fiji travel blog

Er Rick...I'm stuck...

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... taken on far to much water and sank. Although no lives were lost it was a big embarrassment for the shipping firm and the Fiji government, so it was all covered up. There is now no official record of it happening and all access to it is forbidden. ...

Friends, Fishies and Food, Suva, Fiji travel blog

Friends, Fishies and Food

A travel blog entry by mmartinskerm

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... beach it was time to head home on the bus, which got a flat tire and we ended up taking 4 hours to get back to Suva L. I'm seriously looking into getting a helicopter! I am also excited about becoming a time traveler. No I have not met up with Dr Who ...

The Sulu Massive!, Suva, Fiji travel blog

The Sulu Massive!

A travel blog entry by mmartinskerm

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... wearing it like a pro and felt pretty comfortable cruising around in it too. In sporting news I made my cricketing debut in Fiji, with the ball I took 2/3 off 4 overs and showed potential with the bat, hitting 2 superb square drives to the boundary ...

Nice Coconuts, Naviti Island, Fiji travel blog

Nice Coconuts

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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"So what did you do in paradise today? Swim? Snorkel? Lie on the beach? Hammocking?" "No, I shaved a coconut." "Okayyy..." Three hours we spent making a coconut bracelet each and I still don't know why. One of those seemed like a good idea at the ...

Welcome to the Jungle!, Suva, Fiji travel blog

Welcome to the Jungle!

A travel blog entry by mmartinskerm

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... ! It was a great night done with a sense of fun, and considering the fairly negative attitudes towards homosexuality in Fiji, I think the contestants were very brave. RESPECT! Children, have you seen your parents? With the immanent arrival of the ...

The perils of kava, Suva, Fiji travel blog

The perils of kava

A travel blog entry by mmartinskerm

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Friday the 8th will forever be marked as a high spot in my experience. I was lucky enough to be invited to a lovo (local for cooking up lots of stuff on rocks in a hole in the ground) also an excuse to get together with a bunch of family and mates and ...

Paradise lost, Levuka, Fiji travel blog

Paradise lost

A travel blog entry by ad_n_caz

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On our last day at the raintree lodge we took a walk in the Colo I Suva forest park. It's a conservation area on the edge of the jungle, and has a few shortish trails through the jungle. The scenery is great though, with rainforest, exotic flowers, ...

Barking Pigeons, Suva, Fiji travel blog

Barking Pigeons

A travel blog entry by ad_n_caz

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... we were there - so we're not quite the bronzed travellers we should be yet. Yesterday we got the bus over to Suva, about a 3 hour ride which we ended up sharing with hoards of very wet and bedraggled looking schoolchildren. Some of the scenery was ...

Coopers, Suva, Fiji travel blog

Coopers

A travel blog entry by mmartinskerm

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YES! I think I now share a special empathy with every proud South Australian who has ever been overseas and found the lifeblood of our fair state. Thats right people, I found coopers in the local bottle shop! Its a shame there are no other South ...

Dawn to Dusk, Tavewa Island, Fiji travel blog

Dawn to Dusk

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... filling out two boats worth to go along I chose to delay it at the last minute instead opting for some more hammock time. Fiji time, no hurry. After another swim and lunch I checked with reception now that the ferry boat had returned to see if they ...

MuggingPod Entry, Suva, Fiji travel blog

MuggingPod Entry

A travel blog entry by mmartinskerm

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... the street, so I'm kind of hopeful thats something might turn up. We shall see. For those of you planning trips to Fiji soon please don't be scared, most people here are genuinely wicked and the chances of something like this happening are pretty slim ...

South Pacific Tall Ship Adventure part 3 - to Fiji, Loutoka, Fiji travel blog

South Pacific Tall Ship Adventure part 3 - to Fiji

A travel blog entry by noreen_h

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... ! We are due in Vavau on Friday to check in with customs and stock up on fruit and veggies before our journey to Fiji! Neiafu Anchorage July 12: Thea and I alternate trips to the veggie markets and have started bringing a deckhand ashore to help us ...

SummaryPod, Suva, Fiji travel blog

SummaryPod

A travel blog entry by mmartinskerm

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... paced short games with high scoring and lots of really awesome runs. RELIGIOUS SIGNIFICANCE: There are 3 main religions in Fiji. Christianity, Hinduism, and Rugby (especially 7's). Work wise I have been working on a content management system to allow ...

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