Safari Island Lodge
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... we decided to head into Nadi together to check out the town. Kellie wanted to get souvenirs and I just wanted a browse so it wasn't a long visit. We ventured into what looked like a local handicrafts market and were promptly greeted by a local wanting to welcome us with a kava (same stuff as they have in samoa but Samoans call it 'Ava). It was a bit fake seeming and he kept trying to get us to buy his goods but the ceremony had put us off a little bit so we moved on. ...
... where we had a go on some bamboo rafts. The rafts do float, about a foot under the water - so got pretty wet and it was a good balancing act.
We then went make to the village where we all got invited to get up.and dance through some of their songs. They then sung a farewell song for us and we moved on to our next resort.
This village visit was amazing, everyone is so friendly, welcoming and happy and genuinely happy to have us as ...
... so the girls invite her to join us for dinner, she is well traveled and very interesting, just come off a ship so filled me in on this as its something I may like to try and do whilst traveling. The Japan lady leaves us on the 31st but what a great last night we have with her getting a little worse for wear dancing on the tables and saying everything English inside out and back to front, so hilarious. The 2nd soon arrives and it's time for us ...
... view of the stars from my bed on the floor, awesome! Quick breakfast and it's off to the beach, we have a choice, one out front or another at the back, choose back one and go bake ourselves for a few hours, water is so warm, have a look round a few other resorts that side and then it's time to move to the other beach as the sun is moving that way. Lots of people staying on the Island but you don't see many, I'm guessing they are all on trips so ...
... back to Nadi. Ally back in the drivers seat after doing so well yesterday. After about an hour and a half we realised we weren't passing any fuel stations as we were heading in land. We started to get a bit worried as the roads were not great to drive on (well not even completed) and the fuel level was on red!! After driving over a few scary bridges we finally made it to Korovou to a much needed gas station. This was where we realised we had a lot of time to make ...