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  • Day2


    November 24, 2017 in Australia ⋅ ☀️ 27 °C

    Australia is a huge country. There are a lot of wildlife especially kangaroos and walibi.'s (no they are not thesame) . But also snakes, spiders, ekidna, dingo's, Tasmanian devil, wombats, bats and lots more! Especially lots of flies! Its overall nice warm in Australia. But you can also do skiing in the winter. The land of aboriginals that beg for sigaretes and alcohol. Vegemite, timtams and lots of barbies. Everything in Australia is around the corner even if it is 2 hour drive. And 2 hour drive is a short drive. The country of no worries mate! The high wages. And everything is big, trees, cars and even people in with haha. A country of automatic cars and huge empty beaches. Surfing, footy and cricket are the biggest sports..Read more

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  • Day10


    November 24, 2017 in Fiji ⋅ ☀️ 27 °C

    Bula! The country of Christianity, black people and Indians. A paradise on earth with mango and coconut trees,. Loads of islands and kind people. They where not that kind when there was cannibalism a long timr ago. The easy life, fishing and catching crabs. Loads and loads of mosquitos. Beautiful reefs and lots of colourful fish and some sharks. Everyday some fiji time and sega na seqa(no worries). And not to forget the amazing food, eating with hands and drinking kava!Read more

  • Day8

    Galo homestay.

    November 22, 2017 in Fiji ⋅ 🌙 3 °C

    From the resorts we arrived at the homestay. It was also a village but more for tourists that the other one we went on the start. We did snorkeling with reef sharks here. That was so cool! The last evening we went to the resort where our host worked. They had fiji night. Drinking kava. Typical fiji food and eat with our hands.. Good experience!Read more

  • Day6

    White sandy beach

    November 20, 2017 in Fiji ⋅ ☀️ 26 °C

    We got picked up by a small boat from the big boat. We arrived there and they played a song for us just as you see in the movies. I went slacklining and learned how to do fire twirling. In the evening tbe guy who did fire twirling he called me and then i had to do it with actual fire. That was really cool! Next day went snorkeling and afterwards again slacklining. All the staff and all the persons tried to walk on the slackline. It was also Sunday so thete were no activities. So we had to make or own. I loved the staff they where all so fun to hang out with!Read more

  • Day4


    November 18, 2017 in Fiji ⋅ ⛅ 8 °C

    Sawi woke us up 7in the morning. When had to get up and pack our bags. We ate our breakfast in the car and we arrived at the docks. A boat took us to the furthest Island and there they pick u up with a smaller boat to be dropped off at the island.

    We had lunch there and in the afternoon learned to know some people who were also traveling. We hired a kayak and went around our beach and tried to reach another island what was pretty close by. Later we had dinner and a few beers before going to bed.

    The next morning It started dry and cloudy. We had breakfast and around 9 we left to the caves, it was around a half hour boat trip with a small boat. The cave was beautiful. You could jump of one of the walls. And there was also an entrance to another cave but you had to go unter water to reach it. It was really dark there and that cave was also really big! It was kinda a small tunnel.

    On our way out it started to rain already. The whole way back was a bit cold with a wet shirt. In the afternoon it was pooring rain. Played pool and when it was dry got some mango's and opened a coconut. Some slacklining.

    Next day went reef hopping. So snorkling in different corals and lots of fish. It was beautiful just as the great barrier reef. But only for 15 dollars in stead of 150..
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  • Day3

    Nausori day 2

    November 17, 2017 in Fiji ⋅ ⛅ 8 °C

    I slept on the floor with light on and people talking. It didn't really helped but I got some sleep. At least enough sleep to do nothing 😋. We started with some curry and root for breakfast. And of course tea because Fijian people drink a lot of tea. And they drink out of a bowl in stead of cup. Then afterwards we got a shower, there's no hot water but no need with 30 degrees. Afterwards we got in the nice clothing again and walked around he town. Around 10 we went to the church and the a few people carried the coffin into the church. One of the kids he was with us in stead of his family because we where guests. Afterwards we walked to the hill in the village. Without coffin it was not easy to get up so I can't imagine how the people went up with the coffin on a steep mud hill.

    It was a really nice place to be buried. During the whole day you didn't had the idea that someone died. Many everyone was happy and the songs in the church sounded happy.

    Then we went down again and went for lunch. Oh yeah most people in the village walk everywhere barefoot. The lunch was really good! It was super tasty. After lunch we finally could get our normal clothes on. Then we lay around and chatted with some people.

    Before we went they called us to drink kava together. We were sitting with a big group of 20 people and they where making kava and drinking it. Even with the sigaretes they shared. They just passed it through to the next person.

    Around 6 pm we left the village, while we where walking towards the car, everyone waved goodbye while we where walking past. It was so nice to see.

    Now on our way back to nadi, what is about 3 hour drive.

    Everything in the village just seems so unreal. All the luxury we got and always complaining about every little thing and never enough money. They have to do everything with a wage of 300 euros a month... Also they don't go to the dentist or brush their teeth, more that half the people above 25 are missing several teeth.. It's just so intense to see this different world!
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  • Day3


    November 17, 2017 in Fiji ⋅ ⛅ 3 °C

    In the night it was really hot that you didn't even Needed a blanket and the mattress was about 2cm thick. But I had a good night. We left really early in the morning to Nausori. The family of sawi lives here, unfortunately his brother's wife has passed away last week. Today and tomorrow is the funeral.

    The town is on the other side of Fiji, the drive took us around 2 hours. On our way we had to wait for roadworks that had to get a lot of mud of the way. Due the rain there was an mud slide and that blocked the road by 2 meter high mud.

    When we arrived in the village everyone greeted us with bula (hello in Fijian). All the houses here are metal plates with some wood. No windows or anything. And when you enter the house you have to take your shoes off. Most people there walk bare foot or with flip-flops. All year long it's around 30 degrees.

    At the house we had a warm welcome. Got thee and cake. Afterwards we chatted with a lot of people. Luckily they already had a lot of other backpackers h
    Who went here and they know all basic English. I'm together with Luca the only foreigners in the village.

    On the day we only sat around for about 5 hours. Then went to the mortuary and helped to get the coffin. With a mortuary car. We had to wear special clothes, white top and black skirt. When we came back they layed the coffin in the house and we had dinner afterwards. Later in the evening we had kava thats a local drink where you can get drunk from if you drink a lot. It taste like water with nut, but it is a root. Kava is power from the root of a pepper plant.

    Late in the evening there were people singing in front of the coffin. All the people here will stay awake the whole night to pay their respect to the family member that passed away.
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  • Day1

    Last day Australia. And fiji

    November 15, 2017 in Fiji ⋅ ⛅ 29 °C

    Today is my last day in Australia. I had an awesome time. The country of road trains, long drives, expensive alcohol, lots of flys

    Finnally on my flight to fiji. It's a 4 hour flight from Sydney. When I arrived it was instantly humid and warm after I got out of the plane. And of course there where people playing music when I came out of the plane, just as in the Movies.

    Now the fun starts. At the customs they asked me where I was staying, when I said local then I had to explain everything, they took me to a special room to interrogate me. Asking me why I'm here, how long I'm staying, where I have been, what I've been doing, what work I normally do, how I know the local, and all that sort of stuff. In the end I was free to go and I could pickup my bag. After I got my bag I had to go to another special room where I got interrogated again. He explained to me that there are locals trying to rob you from money and stuff. But in the end I could go. It was quite funny because hey didn't even checked my bag at all.

    I met up with sawi, he is the local I'm staying with. There was also another backpacker from Belgium. When. We got at his house. Nani his wife made us some food. Their house looked like an old shed. Really basic, it's funny to see the big difference in way of living.
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  • Day21


    October 12, 2017 in New Zealand ⋅ ☀️ 14 °C

    For the fist time in my life I wanted to go hitchhiking. I had to go from moeraki to Christchurch. That's about 4 hours of driving. In the first town I had to wait for about an hour and someone picked me up and dropped me at the next town. We was on camping holiday and forgot some stuff so he had to drive that way. Then I had to wait another hour and some woman picked me up. She was on her way to Christchurch. So that was great!

    On the way we stopped at the best dropzone of new Zealand. She was also a skydiver! What a coincidence. It was to quiet so we couldn't do a jump.

    Also on the way we stopped at a play garden for her daughter. And she also put the slackline up. So I could practice a bit.

    She had also some rooms for rent so I rented a room and stayed there for 2 nights and it was quite close to the airport!.

    Now heading for the airport to go back to Sydney to sell my car, see some friends and hopefully work a little bit. When I got everything I'm probably heading to fiji for a couple of weeks. And wait until it's a bit warmer in new Zealand!
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