Papageno Resort Fiji
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Travel Blogs from Kadavu Island
... enough space between us and the coral. I muttered a few words to myself at his impatience and bad seamanship. Out of the channel we set, heading for the gap that would take us out into the open sea, this lay ahead about six or eight miles. We came into wind raised the main then turned on track and rolled out the Genoa to its maximum.
The day was threatening rain along the coast but we were in bright sunshine and enjoying the cool breeze that ...
... It is book lined with cabinets displaying shells. On our first night I was gobsmacked to find Trapiche for sale, a wine from one of the vineyards I visited in Mendoza, Argentina. I have never seen any of those wines for sale in the UK but yet I find one on an island in the pacific next to a village so remote they rely on the generator in the dive centre for the power that they only have access to for a few hours a day.
The place is run by a manager couple who ...
... next day and she would show us. As the day was winding down we returned to the beach for a walk before returning to the boat and were greeted by four young boys pretending they were pawpaw (papaya) trees. They had tried to camouflage our kayak on the beach with branches from a pawpaw tree. That game moved on to palm trees, sword fighting, and finally we became human swings for them. On our way back up the beach, the two older boys (about age ...
... souvenirs not begrudged as they live such a simple life, tourism is their sole means of earning a living and the ladies said the profits all go back into the school.
Returning to base Colin and I sat in the warm shallow sea to cool down before the next deluge of rain sent us back to our bure, which was even more comofrtable than the two previous bures, with a little three piece suite inside as well as table and chairs on the ...
... beaches and exploring the surrounds.
During their regular post office visit I tagged along and went to visit Kavala Bay as well which was great and I took some photos of some of the locals there.
Everyone I met the entire time on Kadavu Island were friendly and welcoming, unlike some of the other destinations I've travelled to which as I said really makes you feel like part of a family.
Looking forward to my next visit.