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Solomon Islands – All Tied Up

It has been a long time since we have traveled without having the trip laid out in detail ahead of time. Don’t know why but it seems with the internet it is too easy to reserve all the air flights, … Continue reading

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Chronological Progression – Fiji, Southport, Solomon Islands

With the dive dates now set we need to find accommodation to infill the few other days we will be in Fiji. Not may days but we don’t want to have to spend them on the street and Nadi does … Continue reading

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Taking Shape

Plan B is being molded into quite a good tour. We have confirmed our stay at two different dive resorts and managed to get the connecting flight that will transfer us from the island of Viti Levu, the main island … Continue reading

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Plan B is a GO!

Link to the Siren website if care to read. https://sirenfleet.com/fiji-update/ Looks like Plan B is proceeding without too many road blocks. Debbie has sent emails to 4 dive resorts and our contact at the Siren office is working on a … Continue reading

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Plan B

Glub, glub goes our plan A. Plan B? We don’t have a plan B. Once we decided to go the live-a-board route our investigations ceased. So, developing a Plan B is our next objective. We have 2 weeks in Fiji … Continue reading

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Panic! or How NOT to Plan a Trip!

Life has been a bit disjointed lately and we have not been on top of our travel plans like we normally are. Dominica has been on our radar for, oh, 20 years and it is time to strike it off … Continue reading

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Flying Ain’t What It Used To Be

In the 1950’s and 60’s airplane travel for the general public was a novelty. It was a way for the rich to get to exotic destinations for their vacations. I said ‘the rich’, flying was not cheap, but the ones … Continue reading

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Changing Directions

We arrive home from the Galapagos Islands and I notice our message machine is flashing. Six new messages, three are from United Airlines saying…….”There has been a change in your flights to Grand Cayman and now there is a disconnect. … Continue reading

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The Division of Labour of Trip Planning

Murray and I have a natural division of labour when it comes to planning and preparing for a trip. I guess it follows from what our strengths are. Murray does most of the reading and gathering of information. He has … Continue reading

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Myanmar, Maldives, Bangkok and Narita Cash Budgets

Before we left we put together a cash budget for each of the four sections of our trip. We carried cash with us this time as credit cards are not widely accepted in Myanmar and we did not want to … Continue reading

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