Entries in #seetheworld (15)

Wednesday
Feb072018

A teacher in  Beqa

Arriving in Fiji to start my 5 months of volunteering as a teacher meant knowing that summer vacation was fast approaching and a summer camp would have to be prepared. I was offered the chance to travel to Beqa Island, where all the marine Frontier volunteers are, to set up a summer camp in the township of Raviravi.

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Thursday
Nov162017

Top Tips for  Beqa

Upon arrival to the beautiful island of Beqa you will notice the blue waters, see the coral reefs as you drive over them and might even get some whale or dolphin visitors!

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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
Sep192017

10 Tips on what to bring to  Suva

Coming to Fiji, especially if this is your first trip overseas or if you’re traveling a long way, might seem a little daunting. You’ll be away from your family and friends, and all the niceties of home. Bringing a few key items can really help make your trip, so to get you started on your packing here is a handy list of things that you might need while here:

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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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