Sau Bay Fiji Retreat
Travel Blogs from Taveuni Island
Monday morning came and it was time for our first day of placement.
The hospital is a 25minute drive from where we're staying. The hospital is pretty small with 4 main wards: men, women, children and obstetrics, with about 30 beds in total. There’s a small A&E area, and a theatre (but no surgeon). There’s also a general outpatients building (which includes the GP type service) where if you want to be seen by ...
... a tropical paradise to be. Everywhere you look there are trees, vines, leaves, vibrant plants – it’s beautiful. Of course to grow such a magnificent landscape, you need rain. And lots of it. Which is exactly what we have experienced so far on our trip. Lots and lots of rain. Not exactly what we expected for our time in Fiji but we haven’t let it dampen our stay…get it?
Despite the wet conditions, ...
... once you get down to the nitty gritty aren't quite as flexible as they first appear. But a choice has been made that should also see me flying out of here to LA on the 26th. After watching the second half of Safe, I finally bedded down around half ten despite a B-movie being played quite loudly nearby. It's times like these chilled out tunes on the MP3 Player are warranteed. It turns out I've caught the sun on the jetty despite there being no really erm ...
... including some decent detours. The road is hilly, windy and just dirt and mud. The scenery is pretty good until we got further south and the rain started coming. We eventually got off (prompted by a local) and took a ten minute walk down some pretty muddy tracks to reach the accom. With the infrequencies of the ferries & buses this is by far the most remote place I've gotten to. The lodge is quite nice and has a rustic feel. It has a medium sized central area including a ...
... antiseptic on it again, only to find the dog from the resort licking my toe a few minutes later. So I had to put disinfectant on it again. This toe really kept me busy. Unfortunately the area around the scratch had turned blue and purple and it was hurting so much that it even kept me awake on one night. Oh well, the fun of travelling.
A relaxed time with eager ping pong players
All in all the time on Qamea Island was very relaxed. Well, we did not plan ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service