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Fiji, Final Thoughts

While at the Paradise Taveuni, we managed a couple of open water swims. See, we signed up for Kelowna’s Swim Across the Lake in July, so we are trying to get in as many longish swims as we can. Murray … Continue reading

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Bustin’ Out

Over the last two weeks we have been at two different resorts. I maintain we are not in Fiji. We are on Fijian soil but we are in a special place for tourists that is isolated from Fiji. Like any … Continue reading

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Lights On

Debbie is always apprehensive about night diving. She finds the darkness spooky. Jump into the water with no natural light and one of your senses disappears. The thing is you have a light. The light helps a bit but it … Continue reading

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It is not if, it is when

The first time we dove in open water was our open water exam in the waters north of Victoria, BC near Brentwood Bay. Surface intervals are always a good time to BS and the topic of boats was passed around. … Continue reading

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Best Diving to Date in Fiji

We motor further up the Rainbow Reef today to do three dives and have lunch on the boat. We finally find diving that compares to our expectations for Fiji.   The fish are more than abundant. A gazillion, at least. … Continue reading

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Fijian Wildlife

As we motor out to our first dive spot today, we spot a pygmy whale. I catch sight of its back as it comes up for air. We see a fin further away as he waves goodbye. A great start … Continue reading

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Paradise Taveuni Resort

Paradise Taveuni Resort……I think the resort is aptly named. It is an hour’s drive from the airport, half on paved road and half on very bumpy gravel road. Our welcome sign outside our bure (room). We also had welcome foot … Continue reading

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Moving Day

Today is moving day, from the Volivoli on Viti Levu Island to the Paradise Taveuni on Taveuni Island. We have some time before checking out so we sit on the lounge chairs on our deck and watch the ocean and … Continue reading

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The Gods of Fiji Speak AGAIN

Travel is sometimes, not always, a test of one’s moxie. On Tuesday, we sat the day out in a resort watching Cyclone Keni pound the hell out of Fiji. We were a 100 km north of the storms center but … Continue reading

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