Palmlea Farms Lodge & Bures
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... their way to collect food. Some walk for many miles (km) or take buses to neighboring villages/bodies of water, as needed. As Junior said “this is real village life”.
Boarding Tuitai was like something straight out of a dream. After this bumpy 2 hour drive, Tuitai (a massive sailboat that looks like a pirate ship) comes into view- stunning in the middle of this small bay surrounded by crystal blue water and ...
... only option was to cut our losses and let the sail free. Hopefully in doing this, the sail would not get caught around the rudder or propeller and cause even more damage. The seas were definitely too rough, so one of us getting into the water to free the sail was definitely NOT an option. We got out the knife and cut through the halyard. The sail cleared the starboard hull, which it was wrapped under, and was dragging directly down the center ...
The cloud cover did not break all day but we had a pleasant sail through the Fijian islands towards the town of Savu-Savu on the island of Vanua Levu. We slowed down a bit to avoid arriving in the middle of the night. We passed the light on Reef Point just at the break of dawn and by the time we rounded the corner at the Commercial Wharf into Nakama Creek it was bright enough to see. Guess what arrived shortly after us: a cruise ship.
... Anyway, we went back and hung around the airport for a while and got our flight and actually arrived a bit early, so we were at Daku Resort by 3:30. It was very wet. A downpour had just ended and apparently it had been raining all day. Just time to head to our bure for a much needed shower and a brief nap before dinner. Unfortunately, it turns out that most of the resort is taken up by a yoga group now, and they ...
... tribe members. With our 14 items of luggage loaded on the boat, we were given the traditional Fijian farewell. With Mhani and Tale on guitars everyone was lined up on the beach singing the farewell song. We had to walk the line and bid each person farewell before clambering into the boat. Back to Labasa.
Would we do it again? Probably not, but we were glad that we had done it, lasted the week and come as close as a tourist can come to experiencing true Fijian culture and ...