Taveuni Island Resort & Spa
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
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... rained all Friday night so I was decidedly happy to see it stop on my hiking day. The flower grows at a certain altitude on the second highest mountain on Taveuni which I hadn’t yet seen as it’s always shrouded in raincloud so I knew I’d get wet at the top.
I’d been warned that the hike to find the flower would take a few hours and I was aware that I was flying the next morning so I wore the smallest thing possible, to ...
... at 28 metres on this dive. As we came up to the shallower reefs (about 10/12 metres) Bale spotted a sea snake weaving in and out of a little coral outpost. The sea snake is pearl black and pearl white with banded stripes along its body; it looks like its wearing a coat made with sequins. It’s absolutely beautiful and he just wove around his coral stack as we hovered and watched. He is highly venomous and if he bites you you have about 20 ...
... something from a Johnny Weissmuller Tarzan scene) we set off to... drain the kayak. Apparently it leaks and is fine for an hour but after that it needs to be drained...
Kayak duly drained we one-two’d back out onto the sea and up the next river complete with a bit of serenading and belching. Here the boat was waiting but not for me. It was to retrieve the kayak and return it to the village as the next leg was on foot. We hopped out of ...
... happens in current is that I rip through my air pretty fast which means that I must be working harder than I realise just to maintain my position. As my buoyancy skills are still very amateurish I do work a bit more than the experts to maintain my position rather than just looking like I'm floating in space. There’s no question that all this diving is helping me to shift the layer of Navotua insulation that ...
... and that thought was going through my head as I peeled off that bloody wetsuit. Nuff said!
One of the divers with me was on his first certified dive so I was able to give him a couple of tips after the first dive which he said really worked - all about making his air last longer and nowt to do with peeing.
So at the end of my first day’s diving on the spectacular Rainbow Reef it all felt a bit meh. Wrong place, wrong time, wrong people ...