Travel Blogs from Taveuni Island
... The husband goes fishing every day. So the standard menu of choice is the catch of the day with taro chips. I had the vegetarian option which was luckily also available. Another day we drove to the date line which, geographically, splits the island into two time zones. It has been moved further east into the ocean practicality though. So we were at exactly the opposite point of the world from Greenwich, and couldn't have got further from home than ...
... forget about worrying about breathing and are distracted by the beauty of all the fish and coral. It’s a whole other world. So now after 3 days Frances & I are PADI open water certified, and the world of scuba is our oyster!
Our last week of placement was fairly uneventful, there was only one doctor so she would get up and do ward rounds early, so when we arrived there was often just maternity to do. I ...
... fish, we saw a small shark in the distance and a huge mantaray! Here is meant to be in the top 6 places to scuba dive in the world, so we’re taking the opportunity to learn. However this involves getting through a theory book first, it’s a work in progress! Saturday evening we went to a neighbours house for dinner. They’re a British couple who’ve moved out here and built their house. I have to say ...
... and they apparently tend towards their more Indian heritage. The teller girl eventually told me that they had started up the ATM again. **** Fiji Time. By the time I got a taxi back to where I was supposed to meet the boat it was 9:50. Fortunately they had decided to hang around, and even gone as far as to send someone looking for me in case I got off the bus at the wrong time. Big ups Fiji hospitality. A couple of the guys loaded my bags and we were off. ...
... several rooms that snake off of it. Despite the kitchen the only shop is about twenty minutes drive away so I opted in for a home cooked meal. It was meant to be fish but the lady russled up some pretty rank sausages. It was a filling meal though. Other guests are a French couple, who being French keep to themselves and a middle aged man who talked at you about a trip he did to northern Pakistan a few years ago even though he knew he was using terms you wouldn't know. As soon ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking