Twin Bay Resort
Travel Blogs from Yasawa Islands
... literally have nothing to do save for my puzzle book, cooking and eating so I tend to jump at the chance of a bit of cooking which also ensures that I’ll enjoy some tasty food. A couple of folk here are dreadful cooks and I practically come out in a rash when it’s their turn to cook as the prospect of food without flavour looms ahead. There really is nothing worse than aubergine slimed to death without a bit of seasoning in sight.
Mind you, ...
... mesh inside the chicken wire and then glued it to the mouth of the downpipe with the wire on the outside. The mosquito mesh stops the mozzies from getting into the water tank to lay their eggs (there is no malaria in Fiji but there is dengue fever which is mosquito borne) and the chicken wire stops the rats from gnawing a hole in the mozzie net and getting into the water tank. In the meantime we had pushed the tank onto its side and then Yannick was ...
... There’s no question that the meat here is always fresh despite the lack of refrigeration.
The morning passed in a frenzy of decorating and then at midday it was time for the communal lunch in the village hall. I’m masquerading as a vegetarian here so for me it was a chunk of cassava, which did me fine after my big breakfast, then I changed into my party frock in time for the 3:00pm kick-off. Luckily the one dress I brought is very long ...
... 8217;m certain it’s a genuine offer so I shall get the school’s bank details and send them over to him. I’d like to use it to buy a set of children’s encyclopaedias but having googled Britannica and other publishers I cannot find a set of anything as nowadays it’s all online and ‘interactive’. I can buy a single book but I had in mind something rather more informative and thought a set would be ideal. I hope ...
... are broken and there is no engineer here to fix them. There is no solar power maintenance contract in place. There are some very well meant but somewhat fatuous gestures that go hand in hand with first world charity - not to mention the effect of the salty sea air, humidity, sand and creepy crawlies on electronics which means that the maintenance side of things really is crucial.
A set of up-to-date encyclopaedias would be much more useful for the schools ...
Other places to stay in Yasawa Islands
Lautoka, Waya Lailai | Hotelfrom $67
Yasawa, Yasawa Islands | Hotelfrom $128
PO Box 1838, Yaqeta Island | 5 star hotelfrom $293
- Real cool
- Can't wait to go back
- HONEST Review - Navutu is a paradise
Nalova Bay, Nacula Island | Hotelfrom $36