Holiday Inn Suva
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Dynamic day today, I set off at 6 for the gym, followed by joining Anne in the pool for her daily 30 lengths. Admittedly I just paddle around trying to cool down. After a quick (Fiji Time) breakfast we went on a glass bottom boat trip to the reef on the main channel. Great fish & coral, but looking down a hole in a rocking boat was quite puck …
Had the most amazing time in Fiji and met the most amazing people along the way. Day one we stopped in "The First Landing Resort" which was so much more beautiful than I had imagined... Staff were beautiful and when sat down having dinner, played Fijian acoustic songs for everyone. Day two went on the captain cook cruises to the island of Tivua... …
... rocks in front of a man's house. Nevertheless even with this going on eventually British missionaries settled on the island around the early 1800's, bringing with them Christianity. In 1863 cannibalism was stopped and the Methodist church took over as the main religion. Eventually the English brought Indian's with them to work the sugar canes and now around 45% of Fiji's population is Indian.
Our first stop was in a traditional village. ...
... part of the excursion.
Back at Nanuku, a team of four of the activities guys build a fire on the edge of the lawn and pack Emma's prawns into a bamboo cane. With coconut milk, onion, salt and pepper added, it is sealed with rolled banana leaves and left to steam over the coals for about fifteen minutes. The smoke may or may not have please the guests, but when the first bamboo is split open, staff seem to materialise from nowhere, drawn by the smell ...
... and bite at a large tourist/souvenir shop in Sigatoka and are taken with the handicrafts. Large ceremonial masks, intricately carved kava bowls and brightly died fabrics. It might have to be a stop on the way back next week.
A thumping sound eminates from the top of the drive. Not builders as was my first thought, but Fijian men complete with grass skirts, ceremonial drum, timber ...