Archive for January, 2010

Trying Kava in Fiji

The Kava Experience We finally tried Kava the proper way. We had just left the Hindu Temple and were browsing the local shops of Nadi when a Fijian shop owner pulled us into his store. As I’ve found typical of Fijians he asked us our names and had polite conversation before asking us to enter […]

Tokoriki Resort vs. Amunuca – Tokoriki Island, Fiji

We had dinner at Tokoriki again tonight, and, as usual, it was splendid. As soon as I walk into that resort I feel happy. The lush gardens of Tokoriki are a stark contrast to the more desert like landscape of Amunca. We have to hike an unpaved path and pass a bit of a compost […]

How to Pack for 6 Months

When I told friends I was leaving for a 6 month trip to four different islands the first question I got was, ‘How do you pack for 6 months’.  Girls would usually follow-up with ‘What shoes do you take’, before I even answered the first question. Packing isn’t easy, but I have a little experience […]