Paradise Cove Resort
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... a fair number completely pushed over including a palm by our front door which mercifully fell away from the house. Branches and a variety of wreckage was strewn over our lawns and sadly, our flag pole broke!!!! Some new guttering popped off (I later fixed it back up) and the last of the older metal guttering was smashed.
Sunday we had a team breakfast with all kiwi staff just to asses the situation in Vila and to coordinate with Wellington our ...
... sea star about a foot from the shore in very shallow water. What a find! I hope it was still alive since it didn't seem to move.
I am finding it difficult comparing my snorkeling excursions but this one was good - I saw some different kinds of fish. I think the coral was not as exciting as elsewhere but it was so easy since the fish were all right there!! After my third snorkel, I was a bit hungry so I got lunch at ...
... there is also the “Crown of thorns" starfish present so the corals may not be around for much longer. They will also lend you a kayaks too if you want one.
We felt at times like we were staying with our granny she was so sweet and her husband Lulu plays the guitar for you when you arrive with some welcome songs. Wonderful.
Our bungalow was right on the water front with our own terrace for sitting on. But it is a little way out of town and ...
... style of a local chieftains house! In the evening we caught another "bus" into town and had dinner in a restaurant with a French name, Kiwi owners and local chefs, Judi had another of the local steaks that we have become very very fond of, but I had Steak and Kidney Pie, mash and, much to Judi's disgust, mushy peas. It was fantastic!!!
To round the evening off we caught another "bus" home and we reckon the savings on the taxi fares paid for almost half our ...
... Check out the photos. Somehow Lois managed to stay clean for the whole trip. She obviously wasn't having as much fun as the rest of us.
It was a great way to spend a couple of hours. We drove through a working beef farm, driving past cattle and spent quite a bit of time zooming around the back paddocks through the mud and grass.
The buggies are a little rough and a couple broke down along the way. We had to wait until a replacement arrived driven by the mechanic. He jumped out, ...