Lomalagi Resort ~ Fiji
Travel Blogs from Savusavu
... in the right direction and we dropped down 50-feet to some of the
most beautiful hard and soft coral, fans, and collection of fish
either of us had ever seen. We saw a hawkebill turtle feeding on thereef, a large Napoleon wrasse, countless clown fish, and a rainbow of
small fish. The only challenge was that the current began at about 2
knots and after a bit increased to over 3 knots which made it a
difficult swim back to the dinghy ...
... was limited, and crossing our legs for that long isn't as easy as it once might have been!
The next day was church, and as there were a variety to choose from. We picked Methodist, as we were told that the singing was the best and it was to be done in Tuvaluan. Things we had forgotten about the islands… a “9:00 service” really doesn’t start until 10:00. There are numerous warning bells chimed at intervals before the service, but ...
... m. and 4 p.m. in order to have enough sun angle to see the coral heads below the water. Some of the charts here date back to the late 1800's, and while coral does not grow that fast, the accuracy back then was only as good as the observer! We are now supported with downloaded images from Google Earth which do give us a accurate snapshots of the area we are moving in, so things are much more reasonable, but there are still some ...
... to do a sevusevu ceremony with the villagers in order to be accepted by the village and thus be able to use their land. It is said that nothing captures the essence of Fijian culture better than the sevusevu. It is a the central component of all life-cycle rituals, social gatherings, healing ceremonies, and community meetings. A common gift for the chief is kava, or roots from a pepper tree that are ground up and mixed with water to create ...
... better to do with precious petrochemicals than dumping cheap plastic items on island societies that in the past have done very well producing only organic waste and done without. But fyi a selection of choice places to shop are in the photos below. The Copra Shed is an oasis for white people set up for visiting yachts.
Since having noticed a serious thinning out of cruising adventurers the last few years I am looking around the harbour ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service