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Photo Album - Fiji - '05

SEAWANHAKA is back in Fiji. She will be here until mid-August,when she will once again sail west with the trade winds to more tropical island countries.

Keep an eye on this photo page for photos being added during the stay, and postings of updates on our experiences in the Fiji Islands.


Click to see Fiji - '05 postings

(Click on a photo to see a larger view)

Bustling South Pacific seaport and Capital of Suva.

Namara Island inside the Great Astrolabe Reef.

Calm waters inside the reef.

Anchored off of our private beach on Namara Island.

Anchored off village of Drue
home to Dive Kadavu.

Sunset from Namalata Bay
Kadavu Island.

Nubukulevu Anchorage - another private beach.

Village boys greet us.

...and join Marjolein for a snack.

Kadavu Island anchorage.

Sunset from the village of Nubukulevu.

Coconuts for SEAWANHAKA.

Marjolein talks with a villager about her hometown.

Exploring Cape Washington.

Nigigia Ialnd Reef.

Famous "Kong left" surf break.

Cape Washington - west end of Kadavu Island.

Mt. Delainabukulevu.

Solodamu village.

Henry welcomes us to Solodamu.

Solodamu village kids.

Sunset over "King Kong".

..and the colors keep changing.

...and changing.

...and changing.

Ono Island coast.

Exploring an Ono Island cave, by dinghy and snorkel.

Exploring an Ono Island river.

"Dicks" welcomes us to Nabuwalu Bay with bananas.

Dicks and Simon - our local crew for the sail to Suva.

Transporting the Ono Island school lawnmower for repairs.

...and also the famous Kadavu kava.

San Diegans Dr. Steve and Wendelyn take a break from volunteering at Fiji Medical School for a sail.

Capt. Bill on tour of the Australian Gunboat "H.M.A.S. Gladstone".

Marjolein and Engineer Flynn.

Royal Suva Yacht Club decked out for race week.

Tom Hayes, Detroit, Michigan
and his Fijian friends.

Sunset sail on SEAWANHAKA.

French Canadians Veronique and Emmanuel happy to be sailing.

...and enjoying a fine dinner on SEAWANHAKA.

Swiss sailor Nicolas on a dive.

Beach time for Nicolas and German sailor Laura.

Yanuca Island sunset.

Yanuca classroom.

HROSCHIK on the reef.

Locals check out the wreck.

Reinhardt, frustration.

Anchor salvage.

Sailing off Beqa lagoon.

Beqa sunset.

Suva harbor sail.

Leleuvia lagoon dolphin.

Cutter Vixen - SEAWANHAKA'S neighbor in Victoria a few years ago sails out of Beqa lagoon.

Lovely Leleuvia lagoon.

Turtle rearing at Makogai Island.

Captain on watch.

Koro Island anchorage.

Coral watch from the ratlines.

Navatu Bay.

Mahi mahi for dinner!

Wakaya Reef lighthouse.

Weewanhaka excursion with Dan from ETAK.

Kayla preps for USP exams.

Nadi delivery crew.

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