Nuku'alofa - Tongatapu September 10th 2006 I arrived in Tonga and got picked up and taken to Heilala Lodge- luxury compared to my last week. My own room, a fan and a share bathroom -with flushing toilet and HOT water!! The next morning I had breakfast (toast and fresh fruit) and got talking to a couple from Brighton Nancy and Stuart (in their early 30s but didn’t look it). I said I was going up to Va va’u which is either a 21hour ch ... read more
Oceania » Tonga The archipelago of "The Friendly Islands" was united into a Polynesian kingdom in 1845. It became a constitutional monarchy in 1875 and a British protectorate in 1900. Tonga acquired its independence in 1970 and became a member of the Commonwealth of... ... read more
OK I’m finally off!! Leaving sunny England for my trip around the world! First destination Seattle, then Fiji, Tonga, New Zealand, Australia, Borneo, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, South Africa, Malawi, Kenya and finally Zanzibar. Well that’s the plan at the moment! .....
I'm half way round and am about to go to Asia. I have booked my return ticket and intend to party on my return. To all who met me on my travels or who know me from home. Please come to a party on July 7th. For those that have been before it is the usual set up. For those who need more infomation just em... full info