Va cava tiko (How’s it going)

I have always found there is something very romantic about the South Pacific. Palm trees swaying gently in a balmy late afternoon sea breeze. The sun gracefully sliding towards the western horizon in a warm glow of burnt orange as the sea caresses the golden grains of sand on a faraway beach…

 As a boy growing up I was an avid reader of the writings of Robert Louis Stevenson, so it should come as little surprise that places like Yasawa Island were the playgrounds of my mind…

After a relatively short flight of fours hours from Australia, and another thirty minute flight in a small aircraft we arrived at the beautiful Yasawa Island Group in Fiji.

 

The welcome was warm and friendly.

We enjoyed a lovely dinner accompanied with a few wines, a restful sleep, before heading off for a snorkel this morning.

We weren’t disappointed!

Our week ahead promises to be one of fun and laughter, perhaps romance, with Janet, my partner, and TomO, our 12 year-old son. TomO has taken an active interest in girls over the past few months, and with a couple here around his age it will be interesting to watch…

After all, this was the setting for the movie Blue Lagoon…

 Va cava tiko: How’s it going!! (Pronounced vah-cah-vah-tee-koh) 

 

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7 thoughts on “Va cava tiko (How’s it going)

  1. The Guat September 28, 2012 / 5:35 pm

    Great pics. Loving the under water exploration ones.

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  2. Figure Girl Wanna Be September 27, 2012 / 5:09 am

    Baz…I am sitting at my desk in Springfield, MO (boredom capital of the world) thinking about your family in the Fiji Islands drooling on my keyboard! The picture is beautiful!!!! Please post more! And Brett has been wanting me to ask what you do for a living?? So we can change career paths and take trips like you do! Haha!

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    • The Landy September 29, 2012 / 10:09 am

      Howdy!! Just back on-line today as a storm knocked out communications a few days back!!

      This is a great place, and much more to write about still….

      …I trade currencies and commodities (sometimes successfully) for a major bank!

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  3. barbara grandberg September 25, 2012 / 7:36 am

    beautiful pictures….enjoy :}

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  4. chuckmartinphoto September 24, 2012 / 3:29 pm

    Sigh! I’ve been to Australia, but never the South Pacific (unless you count Hawaii). It’s a mere 4 hour flight for you, but it would be more like 18-24 hours for me (I live in the northwestern US). I am quite envious. Someday…

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