New Mavida Lodge
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... each other, then to get inside the tank(sauna), and scrub scrub
scrub! One volunteer even fell completely off the tank spilling all the water
over her – highly amusing!
A group of volunteers got stuck into a
beach clean of the island and set off on the long 10 minute stroll around the
island! The goal was to find out what kind of rubbish/waste was washed up on
the island, so rubbish was categorised into piles, then counted and weighed.
... in the English portion of the village church service. They have a beautiful church in the village, with stained glass windows and a "colonial" architectural design. Petero was the pastor and gave a great message about trusting God enough to allow Him to work out His plans in His timing, instead of trying to take things into our own hands. Of course, as "somewhat" impatient people, this is a temptation we always ...
... whether our excessive luggage would fit, or not.
Wakaya Island is 5 miles long, and 1 mile wide at the widest point. There are 14 burres (or suites) on the island, and it is very tranquil and relaxing. We arrived at 8:45am on Monday morning, Oct 7 — after departing Kenya at 11am on Saturday morning, Oct 5 -- quite a journey!! We got settled in our great burre, and went up for a wonderful breakfast. After traveling ...
Up very early at 5:30am to catch our flight to the Island of Ovalau. We walked to the Holiday Inn to try and get the shuttle to the airport, but found it was no longer operating so grabbed a taxi instead. Check in was very casual, with the lady just laughing off the fact that both our names were spelt incorrectly on the tickets (Mr & Mrs Arthur, as we booked via phone!). The small red plane was an old 10 seater prop, we asked to ...
... another interesting choice and it was Silana Ecolodge. I booked the lodge immediately to leave for Silana Village next day. In the evening, I saw a middle-aged Korean guy on the coast. He lived in Levuka and talked a bit about Ovalau. After he left me, I went to the popular Chinese restaurant Kim's Paak Kum Loong and tasted omlet. It was so good and since then, I would eat in the restaurant a few more times.
After that, I stayed in Silana for four ...