Uepi Island Resort

Uepi Island, Marovo, Uepi, Solomon Islands | Resort
 

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Solomon Islands!!

A travel blog entry by karensnare

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... 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 ...

Seghe

A travel blog entry by hayleya18

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... 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 ...

Fatboys

A travel blog entry by hayleya18

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... 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 ...

Rags to riches

A travel blog entry by hayleya18

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... 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 ...

Gizo

A travel blog entry by hayleya18

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... UK :-) A rather annoying Filipino man seemed to take a liking for me as he sat next to me on both flights even though there was enough room for 2 seats each and he even had friends to sit next to! He also kept running after me even when we landednin Gizo. God knows why as he wasn't getting on the same boat as me, yeah he was annoying.We boarded the plane wwhen a woman shouted out "Gizo!" and she ...

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This resort, located on Uepi Island, Marovo, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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