Author Archive | jacob

Sea Snakes

According to the guidebooks it is fairly uncommon to see the highly venomous black and white banded sea snake (look up the snake on google images…) in Fiji. I say that is a bunch of @^#&&%$!. In two months I have seen three, each time the snake has gotten closer to me before I even […]

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Twin Waterfalls of Taveuni

For mid semester break I found myself on the island of Taveuni. Taveuni, known as the “Garden Island” is the fourth biggest island in Fiji. The island has no towns (at least in the sense of the towns that we know in America). The vast majority of the island’s 12,000 inhabitants live in traditional Fijian […]

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Things I have jumped off of

In other words, the “do not tell my mother list” 1. Probably the most touristy thing I have done since coming to Fiji. We traveled up a river on a small, leaky wooden boat with a 25 horsepower engine and visited a village. We continued up the river to a path, which led to a […]

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Rairai Vinaka

These past two weeks plus in Fiji have been the most full of my life. The Fiji is beautiful, the people are giving, friendly and open, and my study abroad group has so many fun and amazing people. All these things are impossible to describe from a whole experience, too much has happened in the […]

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