Entries in #explore (19)

Wednesday
Dec062017

Trip to the Sand  Dunes

Along the Kings Highway on Vitu Levu, the mainland of Fiji, you will find one of the best days out in Fiji. It’s not palm trees and white sandy beaches, but huge towering sand dunes which you can explore for hours.

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Wednesday
Nov222017

Kids Will Be  Kids

Entering my first day at a Fijian school I tried not to expect anything but I has heard stories of "Fiji Time" and wondered how a developing country could compare to home, Switzerland. 

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Wednesday
Nov082017

The Fiji Times  Experience

On my first visit to The Fiji Times I was shown around the whole building and introduced to everyone. Not just the team I would be working with, but everyone from the IT guys to the librarians. Over a few very short weeks I have been taken under the wings reporters and staff and become a part of the Fiji Times team.

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Tuesday
Oct242017

Island Living with a  Conscience

Fiji is well aware of the affects of global issues like climate change and rubbish, as islands are disappearing and deserted beaches are found covered in plastics. This weekend the volunteers took a trip to Leleuvia Island Resort and got a taste of a resort leading the way in sustainable living.

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Wednesday
Oct042017

Winging Your Way To  Suva

Fiji’s main airport is located in Nadi (pronounced Nandi) located on the Western coast of Viti Levu, one of the largest islands in Fiji.

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Tuesday
Sep052017

Highlights from the Fiji Healthcare  Project

For my second week in Fiji, I was helping to run a summer programme at Suva Special Needs School and then in afternoons I went to Hilton Hostel to sit with the children there. At the Hilton Hostel, I was introduced to all of the children that were going to be there each day during their two week school holiday. This allowed them to recognise me and feel more comfortable when I went to visit again.

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Wednesday
Aug302017

Some School Time  Fun

The school holidays have just finished in Fiji, and for the last week we were lucky to run a holiday programme in a local disabled school.

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Thursday
Aug172017

First Day At  Work

My first morning awakening in Fiji was a dazed morning. After over 40 hours of travelling I was finally on Paradise Island with jet lag but it was still heavenly.

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