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A Rainy Beach Ramble in Fiji

Good morning, luvs! I’m writing to you from sopping wet Australia. I don’t think I’ve ever seen so much rain in my life – and I live in Washington! In a few minutes I’m going to go hiking in spite of the wet and hope to get some pictures for you. ๐Ÿ™‚


After a scrumptious breakfast my first morning in Fiji, I decided a ramble was in order. I only had one day there and wanted to make the most of it, so I grabbed my camera and walked out to the beach, keeping a wary eye on the black storm clouds rolling ever closer.

I love the beach at Sonaisali Island Resort. While there are portions of white sand (see below) the real beach is a gorgeous, silky soft black sand with ribbons of gold that glisten as the waves roll in and out. I walked up and down the beach, the warm salt water and soft sand pure therapy to my feet still sore from tramping all over the Netherlands and Germany.

It was such a peaceful outing and I felt the stress ease out of me with each crash of the waves and gust of warm, salty air. Soon the rain arrived, falling gently at first, more like a fine mist than a downpour, but then the heavens opened and it fell in sheets, drenching me to the skin. It was so warm I didn’t mind a bit, and continued to wander through palm groves, eventually making my way back to my cabin where I sat on the porch and enjoyed the torrent.

A bit later I went for another walk and tomorrow I’ll tell you all about my discoveries. ๐Ÿ™‚

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bellini - I remember when I was in Jamaica the sky would open up and it would rain buckets for about 1/2 hour at around 4:30, I swear you could set your clock by it, and then the sun would shine and you’d start all over again.My dad says the same of Malaysia when he was there.

Andi - What a shame about the weather, but who really cares, you’re in Fiji!

mlleparadis - OH GIRLFRIEND! WOW!!!!!

KelleyPerry - Girl, It may be rainy, but my school, AUBURN UNIVERSITY just won the National Title! Just wanted to give a shout out to my team!!! (That would be college football, since you are most likely not a follower) Thanks for letting me say that on your page!

Love ya!

Zita - Beautiful pictures Krista! I’m still jealous! ๐Ÿ™‚

Joanne - It seems like you’re having fun even amidst all the rain! The scenery is beautiful and i can’t wait to see what you encountered on your hike!

MaryMoh - Beautiful sceneries and beautiful pictures….worth getting wet even if it pours ๐Ÿ˜€

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Duchess - Still wonderful looking.

Faith - Your pictures are stunning, despite the rainy weather. Hope you’re having a really lovely time!

mlleparadis - And now Krista, I do so hope that you are safe! So sorry you trip has turned out like this!

Anna Johnston - Wonderful pictures, I was momentarily transformed to Figi strolling the beach with you. Looks fantastic! ๐Ÿ™‚

A Canadian Foodie - Your photography is incredible. Even in the rain – it is clearly a paradise.

Chaya - I come here for inspiration and you never fail me. Who cares about food when you see photos like this? You are talented.

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