Otto and Fanny's Place
Travel Blogs from Lautoka
Fri 23 March The last morning at Oarsman's Bay. Dull, heavy cloud. Packed up ready for a 13:00 departure. Took a short boat ride to the north end of Nacula to visit Nacula village. Lots of small huts, fairly basic conditions, but the people were very welcoming. Wild pigs in the forest and sundry dogs throughout the village. We were taken to the …
On Sunday we took a 10 minute boat ride over to the island of Tavewa. We stayed at a resort called Otto and Fanny's which we had heard good things about. Unfortunately we didn't hear how much it was and it turned out to be double the price at Melbravo. The island itself was beautiful but as it was slighlty more upmarket, it suited people a lot older than us and it wasn't really our scene.
... beach. Our new home was a 4 bedded dorm on sunrise beach, shack styley and to our delight no other room mates. Snorkels on we went to explore the colourful coral. Liz getting cramp in her foot and having a mini freak out we headed round to mantaray beach where the corals were incredible. After snorkleing Liz jumped into a tube ring and had a laze in the sea. A lovely evening with a quiz night and retiring to under our mosquito nets.
13th February 2014
Lautoka, our home for a year. We rented a car and drove to see where I used to work and our old house. A lot more run down then when we used to live there.
We then drove to Natandola beach which was a beach we used to enjoy. It ...
One of our port stops two
years ago was Lautoka, Fiji. It was a clear day, sunny blue skies
with puffy white clouds. It was at this port stop that I happened to
see a local Fijian lady touting her small bus as the best way to see
the countryside, especially if we were not in a rush, and it was a
tour in itself, very casual and low-cost.
For US$25.00@person we spent the next five hours wandering around Lautoka. We passed by
the sugar ...