Budi budi budi budi (plantains) rockin everywhere.


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Budi Chips with Guale Salsa

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June 4, 2018

In the Sollies the variety of bananas knows no bounds. There are bananas that you can eat right away and then there are cooking bananas. Cooking bananas taste like a fusion between potatoes and bananas and are commonly called plantains in English.

In Gela, the language spoken in Central…

Welcome to Nugu Beach Resort, Solomon Islands.


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Welcome to Nugu Beach Resort

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May 25, 2018

Nugu Beach Resort is a bungalow resort set on a postcard-perfect Pacific beach.

And that’s about it. I say that early on in this piece…

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Our house address is really easy to find in Honiara., Solomon Islands.


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Where’s my house again?

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May 18, 2018

The problem with street signs in the Solomon Islands is that there aren’t any.

Ok, that may be exaggerating – there are at least…

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Simon's Bay., Solomon Islands


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Baywatch: Simon

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April 11, 2018

A dug-out canoe comes towards us with a tall, lanky man and three pikinini.

Patrick, our boatman, turns the banana boat off, and we slow…

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The photo. 25 years ago at Tetete, Tank Beach.


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Finding Tank Beach

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April 4, 2018

It takes two hours to drive to Tetere. It doesn’t actually, but that’s how long it took us to drive there.

We started off with…

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Our new purple house, Honiara.


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Dan and Nid move house

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March 30, 2018

We’ve moved house and we love it.

Our house is purple. PURPLE! We’re closer to town, our work commute is only ten minutes not thirty,…

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Dan and Nid
Honiara, Solomon Islands

Kia ora. We are Dan and Nid. Exploring the Solomon Islands for the next two years.