Nagigia Island Surf Resort
Travel Blogs from Kadavu Island
... so we learned a lot about Fiji's history and lifestyle on the way.
Wow – what a wonderful experience being able to visit a local village. We were greeted at the bus by warriors, walked through the village and had a kava ceremony in their hall where the villagers sang and danced for us. The young warriors also did a haka. This included 3 white warriors (three Italian guys staying at a nearby village had been invited to take part in the ceremonies). ...
... tick of the clock to remind those living here which planet they are on.
There is only one guest here with me, Kathryn, or Kat for short, from Brisbane who has been travelling since November and is nearing the end of her trip. It's just as well that there's plenty of fresh air here because we two are great talkers and are equally relieved to have one other as company.
We eat our meals everyday in a beautiful dining room up many stairs into the canopy of the ...
... to the Harold Pass by Dravuni Island in the Great Astrolabe Reef. We put the anchor down and went ashore to the village to do our sevusevu and finally met up with Cy, the tarongo ni koro, or chief's representative. We were invited in for tea (a lemon leaf in a cup with boiling water) and pancakes with homemade mystery jam. Cy's aunt was sitting there grating coconuts for pressing oil, to which we asked how that was done and we were told to come ...
... gave us a white knuckle boat ride back to base, not good for Colin's back!! Later Kay went to visit the village school on the next island where several of the staff live with their families, the children were so excited to have visitors and swamped us greeting us with Bula and dozens of questions about where we came from. So enthusiastic. The ladies showed us their craft ware, beads, weaving and woodwork, needless to say we bought ...
... staying at Waisalima for two weeks it was sad to have to leave; I really could have stayed there forever.
It was definitely a trip I'd do again and I can't recommend the place highly enough.
The staff are fantastic, the food was tasty, there was plenty of it and the setting is great, especially when the sun is shining. It did rain a bit when I was there but it was usually at night so didn't affect the lovely days of walking ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking