Garden Island Resort
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Travel Blogs from Taveuni Island
Laurie and I had planned on trying some snorkeling next to the resort, but some things came up at the hospital that kept her busy much of the day. One of her local friends did take us up to the naturally formed water slide about 20 minutes from the resort. It's basically a stream with a lot of smooth, slippery rocks that you can slide down with …
Friday morning, I came to the horror of realizing that I had enough money to stay only another night or two, and that the island contained no way of accessing any money in my bank account. After going over every alternative in my head for what to do, I was nearly resigned to having to leave my paradise after only two days (Boat only leaves Tuesday, …
After failed attempts to drown out a few terrible made-for-TV movies with my mp3 player, we finally arrive around 11:30am. The sun out on the deck is nearly unbearable, but at least I'll get some fresh air finally. I figured there would be something at the pier when we disembarked, there was not. The only road on the island basically goes in a …
... at the dive shop had morphed into guitarists and Kava hosts. I just tilted my head, trilled “ 'Naka” (the diminutive form of Vinaka, which means thank you) and that was me out of the game. I’ve learned the knack of dodging the Kava and, besides, I’m a paying guest now so there’s no bloody way that stuff is ever touching my lips again.
When I left Nakia on Monday to head to my next hotel across the Somosomo Strait ...
... waving and it didn’t look like a greeting wave. They beckoned us over and the first thought were that these might be fishermen who got stranded and needed assistance. Once we ascertained that all was okay and saw the residence, we decided to anchor. Within 5 minutes this white haired, white bearded man is paddling out to the boat with a gift of two beautiful papaya the size of small watermelon. He invited us ashore and we spent time visiting in the afternoon. ...