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Travel Blogs from Savusavu
... orange doves and massive fruit bats that fly overhead. I am working on getting pictures of the birds but realize a second career as a National Geographic photographer is not in the cards. I did get a pretty good picture of a fruit bat though.
The beach is about a 10 minute walk from the house. We walk down to it just about every day. It is miles long and never has anyone on it. It is not a white sand beach with the greeny blue ...
... At the airport we met a really friendly man that was the firefighter for the airport who gave us directions and later on ran over to us, because he forgot to tell us what side of the road to be on. We then walked up the very small road to a shop and spoke for ages with the shop keeper and the Indo-Fijian couple also had been on our plane. It was so lovely, I asked them what fruit was growing in one of the trees . . the next moment we had basically amazing tour guides, showing ...
... harvested by man or eaten by a sea creature in the interim. The
small clams are reintroduced onto barrier reefs and protected lagoons
where they seem to be doing pretty well. We swam with some in the
anchorage which were huge!
Another interesting thing about this island is that up until the mid 1960's,
it served as a leper colony for this part of the South Pacific and
was run by a French order of nuns. During the height of ...
... two hulls. How do we know this? Believe it or not, Craig had his head dangling below the trampolines and was watching its path. He refused to release his grip on a small portion of the sail that he was able to grab before it (and he) went overboard. With the sail clear of getting fouled, we could now tie a line around it and winch it up on the deck foot by foot. As the “sea snake” made its way up on the deck, it got easier to ...
... a popular spot, easy to clear in and close to really fantastic cruising. The Fijian officials here are a delight to deal with and most people are genuinely friendly and happy to see you.
Our favorite restaurant is Surf and Turf on the other end of the main drag through town. Run by a nice Indian couple they have great curries but they also cater to burger and roast pork appetites. We went for lunch there twice and had ‘kokoda’ ...
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