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... br> Then a few days later an older man woke at 4am with a native man in his room. He actually started yelling and the intruder took off. The older man is an Eye specialist from Melbourne doing a week long free clinic for the residents. The doctor chased him out. The next morning the security guard has been sacked and the police have their intruder who admits to both break ins. All the guests started stacking the chairs and tables at the doors of their rooms after ...
... huts in the back part. We picked this area for our first week because of the diving. We did 11 dives here during the week. It was fantastic! We did another cool wreck dive that was a Japanese freighter ship which was about 300 feet long that sank from a torpedo. It was laying on its side like the Coolidge and people who had gone into the wreck had gathered and placed various items on the side. That consisted of a lot of bottles of saki, gun shells, and medical ...
... the SIVB who was hosting the travel writer knew Benjamin, the owner manager of Matikuri and had his number, so he called him and left a couple of messages. On the boat leaving Fatboys on Monday morning, Benjamin finally called Ellison and coinfirmed that he would come and meet me at the airport ("airport").
There are no banks or ATMs in Marovo Lagoon and no credit card facilities. They are not covered by the landline phone coverage ...
... work.The following day I went on a village tour or Babanga Village with my favourite lady in the Solomons, Sarah. She and her husband work in Fatboys and live in the village which is about a 10-15 min walk away. Sarah's mother and the vast majority of the villagers are "Gilbertese", descendants from Kiribati. Her father is from Choiseul province, Solomons. I met them both, and Sarah's 2 sons who look exactly like their dad and ...
... their hhouse, they lived downstairs, and I was the only guest. It seems their guests are usually medical students from the UK or Oz who work a few months in Gizo Hospital. The Resthouse was pretty grim. It wasn't so much dirty, more that it just needed a lot of work doing to it. However, I was glad just to have found somewhere and didn't fancy traipsing up and down the hill looking for something of a similar ilk.
Gizo is ...