Fiji 2004

Frozen seas and land from London to Los Angeles, First of nine airplane flights

 

Nadi Resort Hotel for one 'night' from 02.30hrs

 

Beautiful beech and good restaurant and bar on site. Good snorkeling.

 

Cava drinking and the next day visiting Deut's village and family for supper.

 

Hill and forest trek to waterfall. Explanations of plants and very hot.

 

Flying between islands from the smallest of airports

 

Homestay, Levuka, Ovalau - brilliant diving and brilliant breakfast with John and Marilyn.

 

The Diving at Wakayi Passage (many sharks easily seen but unfortunately very poor photography of them), Toki Passage, and Wai Tobu.
Jelly
Lobster that John
wanted to eat
Barracuda
Clown fish
White tip reef shark
White tip reef shark
- actually two if you can
see
Mudskipper
The rest are corals

Close up to the right

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karin's Garden, Matei, Taveuni - wonderful private beech at Karin's. Also showing the road to the supermarket.

 

 

 

Tavora Waterfalls - Swimming behind the falls and playing Lara Croft (and Gollum) to get to them.

Video - Mark entering Waterfall

 

 

Again brilliant diving at the Rainbow reef - Great White Wall, Jack's Place, Fish Factory and Annie's Bonnie. The first two, and the Wakayi Passage from Ovalau, were the best.
Ribbon Eel
Free swimming
Remora
Skin diving
Garden Eels
Cardinal fish in
cave
Moray (unfocused)
Manta
Manta
Kathryn saw
the Hammerhead
Shark
Long fin bannerfish
I clearly saw a
Leaf fish - but not
now
Lionfish
David's 1970's
depth gauge
working perfectly

Soft coral

Soft coral
Corals and reef fish
Eel's mouth
Marta after and
before biscuits
On the dive boat
 
Cardinal fish in swimthrough caves
Lionfish
Kathryn
 

 

Fiji from the small planes

 

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