Open boat, sea snakes, islands and adventure! October 27th 2008 Leleuvia Island Friday 24th October 2008
Yesterday we journeyed here to Leleuvia and are staying three nights until Sunday. The journey was quite an experience. We left Rain Tree Lodge at 8 a.m. and got a bus to Nausori. The bus was full of local children going to different schools so it detoured to different villages; this was great because we saw so much of the local culture, the kids, some a ... read more
Oceania » Fiji » Ovalau » Levuka Fiji became independent in 1970, after nearly a century as a British colony. Democratic rule was interrupted by two military coups in 1987, caused by concern over a government perceived as dominated by the Indian community (descendants of contract la... ... read more
Since our RTW trip 2008/2009 we have travelled mostly around Spain (see our other blog "IberianPikeys" ) and the UK (three months around England and Scotland) as well as a Mediterranean cruise and some smaller trips to Spanish cities, like Madrid and Seville, a holiday in Majorca and camping in the Pyrenees. We are now doing a six month trip from the end of October 2014 until the beginning of May 2015 to South America. We plan to visit eight countries, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Brazil. As before, Viv will be the author and John will be the photographer.
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