Travel Blogs from Sigatoka
Sigatoka wildlife park - turtle sanctuary, lots of cool lizards! bats and other native fijian animals!
samoan fire dance!
board fixing practice
the coral coast train
mainly just resorts..
sigatoka sand dunes..
... words, all in fijian and some clapping . The chiefs partake first (the makeshift chief) and it is then offered all around in a communal bowl. To receive kava you have to clap once take the bowl of kava and say bula to everyone and drink the entire cup in one go. Don’t sip it. Once finished you have to hand the bowl back and clap twice. Once everyone had kava and the Ceremony was over meaning we were all friends we then had to get up one by one an first shake ...
... of course had to celebrate, everyone showered up and went to the bar where drinks flowed and James (he is getting a whole separate part to this blog) continued to produce one liners worthy of a Spot on the comedy road show. As the night wore on the inevitable happened. England got drunk and fell asleep on his birthday. By the time he awoke he resembled a a Smurf who had been on roofies all night. He was as out of luck as a vegetarian at a cannibals dinner. We all voted to leave ...
... up at Brisbane airport during our epic wait - a fridge magnet and sandals for Heulwen. All was accomplished and G & T's enjoyed later. Back at the hotel shops we bought Heulwen's birthday present which was a Pandora bracelet. We had considered it in NZ but never bought. This one was more unusual than the norm and we both liked it. We also got the first charm to go on it, a reminder of Fiji. When we eventually got back to our room (way laid by happy hour as you do) ...
On the trip out we chatted with 2 Aussie guys we met from Newcastle staying at the resort adjacent to ours code named "wonderland". This is because their resort was over run with children whilst ours was kid free (no peeing in the pool or poolside tantrums).
When we arrived at the jetty (adjacent to Plantation resort) we were once again greeted by the "Bula"welcome song. Now don't panic this jetty is shared by the two resorts and over run with kids ('twas ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free parking