King Solomon Hotel
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... the coast and landed at the tip of Guadalcanal on a little grass strip. As we taxied in a man came out of the woods, then another, then a handful, then a few dozen children. We're the first small plane they've ever seen so it caused quite a stir in the village. Having circled the resort just before landing the boat was already heading our way and ready to take us over to the island.
It's a far cry from the capital where we stayed a few ...
... do think Benjamin was slightly cheeky in charging me for the fuel for the market when he was going to be going there anyway. NB the fuel was SBD18 per litre, about £1.50 and the shortest trip on all of the trips offered was 15 litres. Also when we got to Uepi Resort, Benjamin said he forgot the snorkelling gear, so I had to hire the gear at Uepi, for which I was then charged. Seeing as it was him that forgot the gear I ...
... and you need a good idea of where you want to go/stay. I had both by this point, and as a lot of these places are remote and don't have email, the SIVB can call them for you (sometimes its by 2 way radio). Even then no one on the other end picks up so you can't book. As it turned out, the online booking I thought I'd ade with Chester Resthouse was actually with the world's most pointless 3rd agency, who take note of your booking and contact your accommodation of ...
- Lonely Planet mentioned a Botanic Garden in Honiara so on Sunday I decided to go in search of it. There are no road signs or names anywhere, and it took me a lot of asking people before I thought I knew the way. One of the people I asked was a taxi driver who was on his break reading the paper. He gave me good directions and as I turned to go the t right way, a group of 5 (a man plus 4 teenagers, all male) had formed just by ...
... Honiara, sadly enough, is the sheer amount of people there are just doing nothing but standing in groups along the roadside, outside shop fronts, in the marketplace, just sitting there looking on, some smoking or drinking, many chewing and spitting betel nut (Google it!). There are so many people wandering around in groups but I don't know where anyone has come from or where any one is going. The shops do not have windows, ...