The Holiday Club Fiji Palms Beach Resort

Deuba, Pacific Harbour, Viti Levu, Fiji | Resort
 

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One week of hell with Em over, two to go!

A travel blog entry by georgechat on Apr 18, 2014

1 comment, 14 photos

Woke up at 4.30am to go and meet Em who was arriving at the airport at 5.30am. I sat waiting in arrivals for half an hour or so! She came out looking very tired and moody! We then headed to the departure lounge where we were catching the local bus to our resort at 7am... After 3 hours on the bus we knew we were somewhere close to the resort but …

Today's lesson is FOOD... And not just eating it

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... cooked prawns!

Such a STRENUOUS morning requires an afternoon rest before launching into dinner, again with the sales team who have been hiking to a nearby waterfall. We see their videos of jumping into deep ponds, they ogle at Emma's mudcrab.

One recommends snorkelling on the outer reef. "Just get two of the guys to kayak you out tomorrow! Only about 1km!"

Really? Is there nothing they won't personally do here to please?

We suspect ...

More luxurious not-much... with fish added

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... wine supply here. Red wine, for instance, has to be kept in a chiller - at room temperature - and nothing older than 2011. Temperature fluctuation is too problematic. Seafood and vegetables are not a problem, but every other variety of protein is causing a big headache. Jacques is unhappy with tonight's New Zealand beef but the chocolate chilli/mousse/sorbet dessert pleases him as both presentable, repeatable and suitable for various medical dietary requirements.

The ...

Suva - where cruise ships stop & traders know it

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... don't doubt I'm still being hoodwinked on price, authenticity or both!) If l pay in a mix of local and Australian currency, a second item is similarly discounted and a third is free...

Suva sits on a harbour and has an orderly if not grubby feeling about it, not unlike the side alleys of Singapore's Little India. The main thoroughfare has many commercial buildings up to 8-10 storeys high. Quite a few are in the Art Deco style. At the far end ...

Sunday - a day of luxurious not-much.

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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... and plantain chips with spicy dip. A handful of guests join us round the bar... one from Hampton, here to teach the staff the finer details of coffee making, the general manager and her daughter currently studying at RMIT and two guys from North Carolina who now live here full time as property developers for the residential villas available for sale.

More fresh fish and beef for dinner accompanied by more beautiful Fijian singing. This idleness has to end.

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This resort, located on Deuba, Pacific Harbour, is near Natadola Beach, Robinson Crusoe Island, Denerau Beach, and Navala Village.
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