Coconuts Beach Club
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... is a lookout place with benches set in a bamboo grove with beautiful cool breezes and views back to the shoreline where we catch our breath before returning to our taxi for our next stop. This is a waterfall called Papapapatai which was some distance away but a tremendous height and one of many on the island. Unfortunately the price we paid for a cheaper taxi was that our driver, Sulu, did not have a lot of English so we missed out a bit ...
... ways of life – the irony being that most of these islanders look at us and long to be in our country instead; you could talk for days about differences between cultures, being on the other side of earth goes to show that despite being on the same turf we’re all sometimes worlds apart. When we got back and tried to negotiate price of the trip Wayne asked us for a total of 100 Tala (which is the equivalent of £30!), we ended up giving him almost 500, he more than deserved ...
... card. I even pretended not to see him when he waved at us and we both breathed a collective sigh of relief when I next turned round and saw that he had finally given up on us! This drama, along with the heat and generally unattractive layout of the town made us both keen to finally get out of there as soon as we could. So, we headed for our first tourist destination: the sliding rocks, which we were told to be brave enough to try out (translation: these are dangerous so ...
... fire show later in the evening. Before this we wanted to freshen up and re-up the wallet. On the way back to the lodge we stopped at a popular tourist stop, the Sliding Rocks. Located just outside the city in the forest this attraction is just as it sounds. After a $5 Tala fee, we made our way down dilapidated concrete steps, with roughly bent and at sections non-existent metal hand rails to the river. One problem. Even with all the rain of the past few days ...
... of course and as it turned out they come from Cornwall and even spookier worked in Padstow. If that wasn't a small enough world as it was, when we told them we had done the Kiwi bus around New Zealand they mentioned their friend drove one of the buses. As soon as they said it was Bridge I could have died. She was the one that made me walk barefoot around town when she wouldn't let me get my flipflops out of my case and then let us play Pitch Perfect songs all the way to Queenstown ...