Cousteau Fiji Island
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... papaya to return with. Before we
were able to walk out of town, another couple approached us and also
invited us to lunch, which we declined as we had just eaten. Kindness
and generosity is in the hearts of these people.
Our next stop was the original capitol of Fiji, Levuka, on the island of
Ovalau. It was just entered into the UNESCO register of world heritage sites, as it is an intact example of the Colonial style in
... winds started to fill-in, they were not at all what we were expecting or what was predicted. Apparently a "low" had developed and stalled right where we were heading and winds were now predicted to be in the upper 40 knot range in this area with large amounts of rain and huge seas! Therefore, we altered course and headed due west, about 120 miles out of our way, to try to get out of the stormy area. This tactic helped us, but we still ...
... started to show a Low south of Vanuatu deepening as it made it’s way SE, which would set it right into our path. We changed our course 20 degrees to the west to skirt around it. It seemed a prudent thing to do and we can always pick up the easterly flow on the top of the Low to correct our course back to Tonga.
The cloud cover rolled in the next afternoon and by the morning of the third day it was blowing 25-30 knots from the starboard ...
... have seating right on the water and there is a great breeze at this point. Also had a great dinner at the Surf and Turf last night (though neither Carol nor I got the ahi tuna that we ordered—there were 3 on the menu & specials and we got the 3rd one that neither of us ordered-- they were very good). We were eating with a few Aussies from the resort ...
... Anyway, got into Nadi airport around 5:00 AM local time. Had booked a flight to Savusavu for 2:30 pm, because I wasn`t sure if trying for the 7:05 flight would be cutting it to close and figured we could always try to get on the earlier flight if we had time. Well, we had lots of time, but the earlier flights were full (the airport runway at labassa, the other town on the same island—Vaua Levu—as ...
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