Travel Blogs from Taveuni Island
... how to love people for who they are.” It’s a conversation with a very refreshing perspective that I’ll never forget. As the sun set, Abraham was at it again- this time with a delicious steak and locally grown veggies. Then we all sat around to drink Kava and sing. We had Internet this time, so they insisted that we share a few American songs. Between the 3 Americans on board, we came up with Pharell’s “Happy”, ...
... kitchen in our bungalow. We had limited ingredients from the local grocery store and it took us a few nights to get back into it, but we really enjoyed it.
The main reason we chose to visit Taveuni is it's proximity to the Somosomo straight, a great diving location that is said to have some of the best soft coral in the word. Our diving careers are still young, but we have been lucky enough to dive in both Thailand and the Philippines, however ...
... was brill. It's about 100 meters long and great fun. You sit down and fly down the naturally formed waterslide. The Fijian guys were standing and there were village children about 9 or 10 flying down on their feet and diving in from above the deep pool. We had so much fun on the waterslide, I did smash my hand on one rock but besides that it was awesome. The tour headed off and 3 little Fijian kids that were playing on the slide followed us. ...
... was SO MUCH FUN! Incredible that something like that is naturally occurring. We went back to the builder’s house and had lovo for dinner. Lovo is a Fijian way of cooking and is basically a ground oven, and produces delicious food.
A very busy weekend all in all.
This week at the hospital’s been a bit slow, lots of deliveries but we seem to be missing them. Quite a few patients needing to be flown or sent by ferry over to the district ...
... would give me plenty of time for the ferry reporting time of 2pm. I also paid up. The whole experience cost me #200 GBP which I think is pretty decent. As I prepared to take the boat to leave the whole staff seranaded me with a surprisingly long Fijian goodbye song on guitar (G C D) before giving me a necklace. It was very sweet and left me grinning ear to ear. Particularly since I'd barely been there a day. Back on Tavenui at the dock I met Karen, ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility