Mai Dive - Astrolabe Reef Resort
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... out of energy so we headed back to the ship. I earned my German hot dog. Yeah.
Headed to mum and dad’s room to watch a movie but I crashed. Slept for a couple of hours before happy hour where I managed two drinks. Dreading the fact that I was supposed to stay up until nine! NINE! WHO DO YOU THINK I AM?
I ordered room service for dinner because I didn’t want to waste energy moving. Got myself dressed and dragged myself to the 'bar ...
... the beautiful palm trees lining the path, fronting the shore and the various lagoons we passed. Also noted, were the community pig enclosures, holding every sized animal from a sow and its piglets to huge hogs. We finally settled on a spot of sand and at one point Vikki, basking in the tropical breezes, the gorgeous sea, the lovely palms swaying overhead, took a shot to show you all her perspective - "looking skyward laying on the sand."
Once we ...
... a chance for a beachcomb. We take our daily motor over to deserted Mondule beach. I found two spindly bunches of staghorn coral bound together with fishing twine that sounded like a pile of metal hangers when I picked them up. There are 100s of shells for the taking.
During our safety stop one day a boat load of chaps turned up to chop down a tree, wielding chainsaws and 2-foot machetes. This is not unusual at all, most of the villagers that walk along the beach ...
... to the Harold Pass by Dravuni Island in the Great Astrolabe Reef. We put the anchor down and went ashore to the village to do our sevusevu and finally met up with Cy, the tarongo ni koro, or chief's representative. We were invited in for tea (a lemon leaf in a cup with boiling water) and pancakes with homemade mystery jam. Cy's aunt was sitting there grating coconuts for pressing oil, to which we asked how that was done and we were told to come ...
... gave us a white knuckle boat ride back to base, not good for Colin's back!! Later Kay went to visit the village school on the next island where several of the staff live with their families, the children were so excited to have visitors and swamped us greeting us with Bula and dozens of questions about where we came from. So enthusiastic. The ladies showed us their craft ware, beads, weaving and woodwork, needless to say we bought ...