King's Beach Villas
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... to Moana Sunset, arrived at 11:30am.
is located off the main road, right on the beach. It is a small studio with a very large deck
and faces west, right on the ocean. We
unpacked and got settled in, walked around, took pictures. This would be our home for the second half of
afternoon was filled with rain, cloudy sies and cool temperatures. We relaxed and sat on the deck, walked around
and just enjoyed ...
... moved to one under shelter.
The Seafood platter was generous in serves but rather disappointing. We had asked for no mussels so were given extra prawn tails instead. The oysters were great but the fresh King Prawns were rather floury. The calamari was OK but the fish was stodgy. We were not convinced it was worth $80.
Today was an early start. We were on the bus at 7-45am as my first event, the ...
... that went two ways, clockwise and
anticlockwise, and saw the local houses, shops, beaches, harbour,
many burger shacks and the mountains looming in the middle of the
island. We wanted to do the cross island trek over them but we were
told it was dangerous in wet weather so we never really had the
chance. We made it to the Saturday market though, thanks to our time
travelling skills, which was cool to look around and see the original
... hubby wouldn't have gone looking for his choice. Which was fish and chips. So not the best fish, but he was so impressed with the service. The lady searched through her juices for the coldest one for him and then when the chips were taking too long, the young girl there was very concerned for his wait. Of course, he was fine waiting, because it's "Island Time" and it was just a big people watching show! So 2 meals, a large drink and ...
... rain, reading, and now that it is midafternoon, watching an action/thriller DVD. Oh, and catching up on the blog. Really hoping tomorrow is better. Looks like the extended forecast is favorable. We might take in an island night show or a cultural demonstration here or there. Otherwise, a few more days of relaxation (it really is relaxing here, notwithstanding my negative comments), and then it will be back to the daily grind...earning money in order to do this all over again! :)