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... as well. We wandered along the foreshore and found a path that people seemed to be following. There were a few fire pits that seemed to be recently used but we weren’t sure if they were burning to cook or burning to burn. Anyhow, then we stumbled upon the pigpens. (Don’t become friends with dinner). Obviously these people have to eat, and these pigs were relatively free range… especially considering how factory farms work these days! One ...
... the beautiful palm trees lining the path, fronting the shore and the various lagoons we passed. Also noted, were the community pig enclosures, holding every sized animal from a sow and its piglets to huge hogs. We finally settled on a spot of sand and at one point Vikki, basking in the tropical breezes, the gorgeous sea, the lovely palms swaying overhead, took a shot to show you all her perspective - "looking skyward laying on the sand."
Once we ...
... largest reef in the world, the Great Astrolabe Reef. My home for the week is a Bure (sleeping house) at a dive centre on the north side of the island next to 2 small villages.
A drum is ratted to tell us that meals are ready and at 5am for the first week of each month there is drum roll in the village followed by a hooting conchshell to summon the dutiful to church. In a place where each day, week, month, year slip into one another it probably helps to focus the mind. ...
... was the large amount of pumice stone that had washed up from an erupting volcano near the Kermadec Islands, just north of New Zealand and many hundreds of miles away. On the beach, amongst the rubble, Bruce found a real treasure, a chambered nautilus in pretty good shape! One more treasure on the boat.
When we returned to the house of our hosts, our Coconut Oil 101 class resumed. We learned that the grated coconut is placed in ...
... rather rough and the waves too fierce for kyaking as planned so we lazed by the pool topping up our tans and supping wine until our final boat ride back to Nadi. We must say the food here was really good we were relieved not to have rice again.
We boarded the flyer in choppy seas which was packed with everyone returing after their week of island hopping. A great experience we didn't feel too old at all but it is not for the feint ...