Monthly Archives: July 2011

Boating Life: Preparing for New Countries

Since we are preparing to leave Fiji and enter new countries, we need to look ahead at the procedures and formalities for entering countries on our itinerary. Each country has potentially different requirements, restrictions, fees, and procedures. Some (like New … Continue reading

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Big Change on Tahina’s Route

View Tahina Circumnavigation Route in a larger map | View in Google Earth The green lines represent our actual track for where Tahina has gone so far. The orange line is our possible future route (subject to change). Those of … Continue reading

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360 Panorama from Waya

In our blog last week we shared some stories and photos of our visit to the island of Waya in western Fiji. We anchored off the village of Yalobi (pronounced “Yalombi”) on the southwest side of the island. As mentioned … Continue reading

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Pinnacle Reef Dives in Fiji

A few days ago, we dove on some pinnacle reefs near the island of Malolo. It was just a few minutes away by dinghy from the popular Musket Cove anchorage where we were staying. The location can be seen in … Continue reading

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Fiji is Wonderful

Fiji has been a wonderful experience. We have enjoyed nearly every aspect of our visit here. As expected, the weather has been very pleasant. Not too much rain, plenty of sunshine, nice tropical breezes to keep it from being too … Continue reading

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Hanging Out at Musket Cove

After our nice visit to Navadra and Monuriki, we continued down to the island of Malolo where the popular cruiser hang-out of Musket Cove is located. Musket Cove is a resort that has a fantastic anchorage located sheltered by islands … Continue reading

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Navadra and Monuriki from Cast Away

We left Waya on Saturday afternoon (this was a week ago) to our next stop to an island called Navadra (pronounced “Navandra”). We had heard good things about Navadra from our friends on s/v Leu Cat, who had visited Navadra … Continue reading

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Photos from Waya in Fiji

We visited the village of Yalobi on the southwest side of the island of Waya in western Fiji last week. We entered the bay right after our brief encounter with the dolphins when going around the southern part of the … Continue reading

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Waya Dolphin

After visiting Manta Ray Pass, we headed down to the next big island called Waya. Waya has these amazing big rocks all over it – an obvious legacy of its volcanic origins. We had no wind really and were unable … Continue reading

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Manta Ray Pass Photos

I’ve finally processed the photos from our visit to Manta Ray Pass. The photos in the album below include pictures of our passage on the way from Narewa Bay. If you read that post, you’ll note as we were dodging … Continue reading

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