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Bula (hello) from Fiji

Bula (hello) from Fiji

After spending five nights at Manta Ray Island, we headed three hours north on the ferry to Nanuya Island Resort.  You could say we were a bit hesitant because of our experience when arriving at the last island.  Would we like the food? Would there be a ton of people? Would there be mandatory eating times? Always an adventure.  As we arrived at this island, we were greeted again by staff offering juice and even a shell necklace.  Ourselves and one other couple would be the only new additions to the resort.  After going over the details of the resort, we found out that Continue Reading

Now that we had been at the resort in the Yasawas for a couple of days and worked out the vegetarian eating situation with the kitchen for Simone, we began to settle in and got used to Fijian cooking.  When traveling to new places you just have to find out what the people are used to cooking and what meats and veggies are local.  A burger in Fiji is not a burger you’d expect to get in most places.  When in Fiji, stick with the fish if you want meat.  We had set times for eating all meals, but this was turning out to be good for us since we had just come off a cruise where food was at our fingertips all the time.  It wouldn’t hurt for us to eat a little less for a while.

Having lunch with Fluffy, the resident cat

Having lunch with Fluffy, the resident cat

We would end up spending five nights on Manta Ray Island where the workers were incredibly friendly and remembered everyone’s name Continue Reading