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It was time to move islands, so after breakfast
the water taxi took us back out to the passing ferry and we were on our way to
Wayalailai Island and the Naqualia Resort. It took about an hour and a half,
and the water taxi that came to pick us up was considerably smaller than the
last. This was fine apart from the sea was quite …
... reef and saw loads of tropical fish!! We went for a chilled out walk on the beach then had a go at bookmark weaving with leaves! We then got the boat to barefoot island resort which was the most beautiful island yet, and you can literally walk anywhere barefoot! We were feeling brave so went on a night snorkel which means you get given a strong torch and you swim in a line of about 5 and follow the guide into the sea at night!! Very spooky but very ...
... we get off the boat and head up for check-in only to discover that we had no room. On the way up I did wonder what the hotel would say about Justine turning up unannounced and had decided to blag through that one but my thoughts had been irrelevant as we had been booked in for a few days later and not that day. Luckily I had the notes that Barefoot’s receptionist gave me, including a booking reference so we were promptly upgraded to a deluxe villa for the price ...
... it - all at depth. Maintaining neutral buoyancy, which I think is very difficult and will take more practice to really get this. It turns out that I’m a floater so I need extra weights. Even then I sometimes just start floating up (this is not good if it’s not a controlled and slow ascent) but I’m learning to play with buoyancy by using my breath. If you inhale deeply you start to rise as your lungs fill with ...
... Ooh, another fascinating fact is that parrot fish eat hard coral, absorb the nutritional organisms within it and then poop out the coral which is sand so the beautiful sandy beach that’s right outside my door is actually fish poo. I never knew that.
I chose Barefoot for two reasons: the guy I met a while back at Coral View who has donated a fair whack of money to the school, provided I choose what to spend it on, recommended it highly because it ...