Yep, definitely Fiji. OFFICIALLY.
Flight: Los Angeles to Nadi
Traveler names: Christopher C***, Stacey (me!)
| Los Angeles (LAX) to Nadi (NAN) ||10/22/09 || 11:30 pm - 5:10 am ||Air New Zealand 4011 Operated By: AIR PACIFIC |
| Nadi (NAN) to Los Angeles (LAX) ||10/31/09 || 10:00 pm - 1:20 pm ||Air New Zealand 4010 Operated By: AIR PACIFIC|
I opted out of Sydney, since flying there first was going to put a bit of a dent in our enjoying-ourselves time. You know, the Sydney-Fiji flight is 4 hrs, back and forth, plus airport and travel time... Since we only have about 10 days (Chris's work), I decided to not spend an extra full day travelling, even if it meant seeing Australia for a couple of days. Australia has just been added to the list of things we can do later. :)
So yep, we have about 8.5 days in Fiji. Wooo!
Fiji is a group of islands. You get between them via boat or plane. We want to go to three places:
Apparently that's where Castaway was filmed?
And Taveuni, the Garden Island:
That will be us! :D
I got my Fiji guide and now have to figure out where we're going when, where we're staying, etc. It's a great place to dive and snorkel, and the reason we picked Fiji over somewhere flatter is that there are places to hike and explore. I can't wait!
An aside: I actually did do research to make sure that the animal situation in Fiji wasn't one that would depress me. They have strays there, but they look happy and well-fed.