JJ's On The Park - Suva
Travel Blogs from Suva
After many years of using Travelpod for all of my blogging, I've decided that while it was the perfect format while travelling, it's not the best format for expat life. The map looks pretty boring when every post is in the same city.
As mentioned in previous posts, I finished my job in Laos at the end of December 2013. In March 2014 I started a new job ...
... it says we get a city tour and we did not. We did see the president's house and his guard. We had a brief stop at a market to get some school supplies to donate to the school we visited. The school visit, its a different school each time for their trip and its rural schools only as they do not have as many resources. This part is the one I was most looking forward to and I enjoyed it very much. Year 5 kids greeted us and then ...
... about the good old days, as was Uwe. We strolled a little further along the promenade and after a photo call and a sit down we made our way into town.We walked along Victoria Parade popping into the library to see if they had free internet. They didn't but it was a nice old building so we had a look around and a chat with the librarian. A little further on, we came to the very impressive looking Grand Pacific Hotel which was being renovated. Almost directly opposite ...
Knowing it was Sunday and most of Suva, Fiji would be closed, we took our time getting off the ship in the morning. When we did, there was a wifi cafe right in the port. So we stayed for awhile and did some Australia research for when we land, and caught up on a few things (and uploaded pictures! You might have to look back, mostly to the wildlife photos, whales!!). When we left the wifi shop there was a huge line of people outside using it too. It was funny. As soon ...
... our bus by literally 30 secs . . . we then waited by a desserted road with all our and the French girl's bags. The poor lady that works at the resort normally can hitch hike in about 10 mins . . . but no one stopped for her . . we all joked that it must be because they also see 3 of us and all our stuff. A different bus finally arrived . . thankfully before we burnt to a crisp!! I also saw ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility