Koro Sun Resort
Travel Blogs from Savusavu
Hello Everyone! We are back from our relaxing and fabulous Island Adventure. Nananu-I-Ra was a great place to start the trip, and we met some great people along the way. By the time we left they all knew us, and we were the veterans of the establishment. We saw reef sharks, stingrays, sea snakes (very poisonous), eels, coral, tons of fish, toads, …
... but there is also a head man who helps to run the village which is an elected position. The village we visited had a stunning waterfall, not bad for a back garden.
We also learnt a lot about the process to make coconut oil. After buying some, we Googled it and found an article with 101 uses for it, some of which are rather interesting. Although I do think the woman who wrote it sounds like a slight nutter and must permanently smell of coconuts because she literally puts ...
... orange doves and massive fruit bats that fly overhead. I am working on getting pictures of the birds but realize a second career as a National Geographic photographer is not in the cards. I did get a pretty good picture of a fruit bat though.
The beach is about a 10 minute walk from the house. We walk down to it just about every day. It is miles long and never has anyone on it. It is not a white sand beach with the greeny blue ...
... different plants/ fruits, etc. Also Labasa is a sugar cane area so we were surrounding by sugar cane fields. The man and shopkeeper explained how they harvest and process the sugar . . . it was so interesting.
We then got on the bus to go to the town centre of Labasa, it was a beautiful trip and the houses were lovely, really different to lots of villages we have seen. The bus took about 30 or so minutes and it was so nice as the man 'Mohammed' showed us ...
... through the reef was straight forward
but I still get anxious in a narrow channel with less than 20-feet
below the keels and breaking water on one side and a submerged reef
on the other. We made our way to the village where we presented
sevusevu to the chief and he walked us through a breeding and
reintroduction program for the giant clams. It takes roughly 30 years for a half inch juvenile to grow into a 2 to 3 foot clam; if it ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service