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Fiji Travel Journal Part Six: Mushroom Brains, Front Naps and Tuna Smashing

Part One: Donuts, Margaritas and Waistcoats Part Two: Airports, Adoption and the Kindness of Strangers Part Three: Binkies, Babes and Bathtubs Part Four: Carbs, Catamarans and Cast Away Part Five: Baronesses, Orations and Foreign Gems We've got two hours left at sea today - an hour on our sailboat then an hour on the catamaran.… Continue reading Fiji Travel Journal Part Six: Mushroom Brains, Front Naps and Tuna Smashing

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Fiji Travel Journal Part Five: Baronesses, Orations and Foreign Gems

Part One: Donuts, Margaritas and Waistcoats Part Two: Airports, Adoption and the Kindness of Strangers Part Three: Binkies, Babes and Bathtubs Part Four: Carbs, Catamarans and Cast Away Bobbing in the water next to the boat we’ve just jumped from, we clumsily put our flippers on underwater. Annie has the added challenge of a belly… Continue reading Fiji Travel Journal Part Five: Baronesses, Orations and Foreign Gems

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Fiji Travel Journal Part Four: Carbs, Catamarans and Cast Away

Part One: Donuts, Margaritas and Waistcoats Part Two: Airports, Adoption and the Kindness of Strangers Part Three: Binkies, Babes and Bathtubs Friday 21 September All you can eat breakfast buffet. For some people, they hear these words and delight at the idea of fresh fruits and yoghurt. They might even consider getting a bran muffin,… Continue reading Fiji Travel Journal Part Four: Carbs, Catamarans and Cast Away

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Fiji Travel Journal Part Three: Binkies, Babes and Bathtubs

(Psst, need to catch up? Here's Part One: Donuts, Margaritas and Waistcoats, and here's Part Two: Airports, Adoption and the Kindness of Strangers) There are some women who travel very well. Their bags have little compartments in them. They carry spare pens. They have little bottles of water to spritz their faces. These women plan… Continue reading Fiji Travel Journal Part Three: Binkies, Babes and Bathtubs

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Fiji Travel Journal Part Two: Airports, Adoption and the Kindness of Strangers

Catch up with ‘Part One: Donuts, Margaritas and Waistcoats’ here! Thursday 20 September I wake up. Head fuzzy. Where am I? It’s dark. Ohmygod. There’s a woman. Right there. She’s tall. Thin and tall. She’s staring at me. Watching me sleep. Seriously, where am I?! Who is this stranger?! Is she going to kill me?!… Continue reading Fiji Travel Journal Part Two: Airports, Adoption and the Kindness of Strangers

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Fiji Travel Journal Part One: Donuts, Margaritas and Waistcoats

Wednesday 19 September I wake up with that excited Christmas-morning feeling. We leave for Auckland today, then Fiji tomorrow! Unfortunately, my fervor is offset with a nagging feeling of anxiety, as I’m convinced that I’ve forgotten to pack something vital, and check that my passport is in my bag at least six times before I’ve… Continue reading Fiji Travel Journal Part One: Donuts, Margaritas and Waistcoats