Travel Blogs from Korolevu, Fiji

Our last entry for this adventure, Maui Bay, Fiji travel blog

Our last entry for this adventure

A travel blog entry by graeme.wendy

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... from getting the swimming pools (yes, there are two of them!!!!) absolutely perfect to staying cool when the staff insist on working to "Fiji Time". We took the staff to the Eco Cafe for lunch yesterday, just to say thank you and goodbye and as Wendy ...

Hospy day 2, Korolevu, Fiji travel blog

Hospy day 2

A travel blog entry by emoff

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... . We bought some banana bread which we rave about in Australia but here they put coconut icing on top so IT'S EVEN BETTER. Fiji just keep upping your game, your doing great. And we bought some fresh bread to have with our tomatoes (from the villagers) ...

Jungle Walk, Coral Coast, Fiji travel blog

Jungle Walk

A travel blog entry by bajean

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... (which maybe isn't a bad thing in Fiji) but down hills he refused to brake so we were going 110km/h around curves! Ah...Fiji... We arrived at The Beachouse happy to make it and still in time for the free breakfast they offer. Beachouse was the very first ...

Coral Coast, Korolevu, Fiji travel blog

Coral Coast

A travel blog entry by stephandalex

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Tropical Paradise, Korolevu, Fiji travel blog

Tropical Paradise

A travel blog entry by planetpoe

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Yesterday, we took a 1-1/2 hour bus ride south to a little village on the Coral Coast. The surroundings have become even more tropical, and the hostel is a little network of grass huts nestled in the cove of an idyllic beach. It really looks like a ...

Bula Bula Fiji Time, Namatakula Village, Fiji travel blog

Bula Bula Fiji Time

A travel blog entry by marybc

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... the usual Time Share offers we’ve heard. So, back from our jaunt for a swim and a nice Valentines evening. First day in Fiji> Day 2: Began with breakfast where we were joined by a delightful couple we’d met on day 1 (If you’re reading ...

Week in Fiji, Korolevu, Fiji travel blog

Week in Fiji

A travel blog entry by trishigirl

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... out for the day to see sights.  One day we went to Sigatoka (biggest town on Coral Coast), a village and Kula Eco Centre, Fiji's only wildlife rescue centre, another day we went to Suva (capital city) and saw the Fiji Museum, main fruit and vegetable ...

No we haven't been lost, Maui Bay, Fiji travel blog

No we haven't been lost

A travel blog entry by graeme.wendy

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Well folks, here we are again. We haven't been lost, just suffering from lousy internet speed and Graeme's laziness. During the last two weeks we have not done too much, but those things that we have done have been great. The newspapers here are ...

And so begins the year, Maui Bay, Fiji travel blog

And so begins the year

A travel blog entry by graeme.wendy

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... fabulous! Now, time to sit back and watch the sunset. Noooooo...... The power comes back on, so switch everything back to mains supply, shut off the generator, check everything is OK, grab another beer.... That's Fiji for you!!       ...

the end of the road, Fiji, Fiji travel blog

the end of the road

A travel blog entry by kat25

... the floor. They then made us some Cava to drink for a traditional welcome ceremony. Now i always thought Cava was sparkling wine but in Fiji its this herb stuff they put in a muslin bag and soak in water and then you pass it round to drink, It completely ...

A big day out, Maui Bay, Fiji travel blog

A big day out

A travel blog entry by graeme.wendy

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... to pool with a cold (medicinal) beer (see photo). Still no power - well it has only been a week and this is Fiji after all. Graeme called the Electricity company this morning and they said maybe next week. Well, that's about it now. The pool is ...

Day 1 - Coral Coast, Fiji, Warwick Hotel, Fiji travel blog

Day 1 - Coral Coast, Fiji

A travel blog entry by jezzak

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Leaving the family and friends for a prolonged period of time was more difficult this time. But there's no looking back in life and excitement grew as we boarded the plane. After failing to catch a wink of sleep we arrived at Nadi airport at 6.45am. We ...

back to the mainland, Namatakula, Fiji travel blog

back to the mainland

A travel blog entry by reanna

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Sept 10th DAY 3: The alarm went off at 4:38am; Ashley and I got up looked outside and looked at each other. This was NOT happening. It was pitch black, the wind was howling, we could hear the waves crashing on the shore, and it was cold. We went over to ...

Was it a worm?, Coral Coast, Fiji travel blog

Was it a worm?

A travel blog entry by bajean

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It has been bright and sunny and hot just about everyday here. We do get rain but it lasts for about 8 minutes then it is bright again. We are diligently applying our sunscreen trying to prevent the catastrophies of earlier: Sam's shirt collar burn ...

Kava, Hiking and Diving - Getting Involved!, Korolevu, Fiji travel blog

Kava, Hiking and Diving - Getting Involved!

A travel blog entry by scubalover

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All sounds fell away, progressively dulling to just my own heartbeat, the dried leaves crunching under my feet and the massively increasing swarm of hungry mosquitoes buzzing around my head. This day I sent out quite aggressively to finally conquer the ...

Taki!!!!!!, Namatakula, Fiji travel blog

Taki!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by mickeyanddawn11

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Well if it wasn't bloody raining when we woke up the next morning!! AAAARRRRGGGGHHHH!!! We had a really nice chilled out day though, just reading and relaxing.  Surprisingly we were up, out and about nearly every day in Oz and NZ so is it nice to ...

Off to the Coral Coast, Korolevu, Fiji travel blog

Off to the Coral Coast

A travel blog entry by katieontherun

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... , I fled to the Beach House on the Coral Coast. More smiles there, unfriendly staff, but what a setting. This must almost be Fiji now. One heck of a three hour bus ride from the Nadi bus terminal (plus thirty minutes from Horizon). It's a beauty, close to ...

Beach House, Komave, Fiji travel blog

Beach House

A travel blog entry by evi.nz

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Bilderbuch Südsee- Resort <3 ...

First day of the best 4 days travelling!, Namatakula Tadrawai, Fiji travel blog

First day of the best 4 days travelling!

A travel blog entry by angelahr

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... had a hairy chest competition which our boys didn't do that great in. After the hairy chest everything stopped (including the bar) as Fiji are playing Australia at rugby, which Fiji loses. After that there was a bonfire on the beach which I miss as I'm ...

Holiday in Paradise, Korolevu, Fiji travel blog

Holiday in Paradise

A travel blog entry by hansiundcaro

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... bis zum letzten Tropfen genossen hatten stiegen wir ziemlich gut gelaunt in Nadi aus und wurden, richtig kitschig, von einer Fiji-Band begruesst. Wir hatten lange ueberlegt ob wir in Fiji herumreisen wollten oder uns einfach ein Hotel am Strand buchen ...

From a Small Shoot..., The Coral Coast, Fiji travel blog

From a Small Shoot...

A travel blog entry by samskinner

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When people first started to come to Fiji on holiday I imagine it was for the number of places where the postcard stereotype of beach paradise is played out...with bells on!  The Coral Coast, named for it's most valuable asset was the first spot to ...

Merry Christmas, Maui Bay, Fiji travel blog

Merry Christmas

A travel blog entry by graeme.wendy

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Merry Christmas everyone :) Gee they seem to come around quickly these days. Are the years really getting shorter? It must be that global warming thingy...... We made the mistake of going shopping again yesterday and Sigatoka was an absolute nightmare ...

Happy New Year, Maui Bay, Fiji travel blog

Happy New Year

A travel blog entry by graeme.wendy

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... . December saw us off to the Sunshine Coast for Wendy's eldest son Luke to marry Carly, and then a rush back south to catch a plane to Fiji. Tonight we are just going to take it easy and drink a beer or two as the sun sets slowly in the west and wait with ...

Coconut climb and more, Korolevu, Fiji travel blog

Coconut climb and more

A travel blog entry by katieontherun

I'm 1.5 hours from Suva. I've been waking up at five every morning since I got to Fiji, and I get up at 5.20. The dog picked me up for a walk this morning. Now I'm lying in the hammock and she's asleep in the sand. My new diet is weet-bix and white rice ...

Beach House tips, Korolevu, Fiji travel blog

Beach House tips

A travel blog entry by katieontherun

... locals and he is going to tell you a lot of amusing stories about how to catch fish (with a root whose milky white juices paralyze fish and they swim about in FIJI TIME!) and how to prepare lemon tea, and much more. Includes slide/dive into rock ...

What a welcome. Talk about Bula!!!!!, Maui Bay, Fiji travel blog

What a welcome. Talk about Bula!!!!!

A travel blog entry by graeme.wendy

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... are, we were welcomed by Severe Tropical Cyclone Evan. It has been a bit wet and windy for the last couple of days and, typical of Fiji, the power has gone off and probably won't be back on for 4 or 5 days. Lucky we have a good generator, otherwise the ...

Beach Soccer in the Rain, Korolevu, Fiji travel blog

Beach Soccer in the Rain

A travel blog entry by gaz-lj

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... making a hat and said if I had the time he'd show me how to do it but I declined as we were shortly expecting our lunch 'Fiji Time'. He did show me how to make a little musical instrument/whistling device out of a single finger of the leaf. I'll admit it ...

Here we are again, Maui Bay, Fiji travel blog

Here we are again

A travel blog entry by graeme.wendy

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... tsunami. As soon as word spread across the Pacific that there had been a category 8 earthquake in the Eastern Solomon Island, the whole of Fiji was put on tsunami alert. In essence that meant "get to high ground". So that is what we did. We went up the ...

On Me' Hols xx, Namatakula, Fiji travel blog

On Me' Hols xx

A travel blog entry by mickeyanddawn11

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... surroundings.  Also, the standard of living seems a little better and a little more consistent than somewhere like Thailand.  In Fiji, almost everybody knows everybody and so it took us a while to get through the village as Joe had to stop and ...

Coral Coast - Mango Bay, Coral Coast, Fiji travel blog

Coral Coast - Mango Bay

A travel blog entry by dawn_and_andy

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17th December -19th December 2011 Coral Coast  After arriving back from the island hopping we stayed in Nadi for a couple of days, just chilling out on the beach and around the pool. I (Andy) wanted to go and see more of the main island so we ...