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Trying Tri Club

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September 27, 2018

Before coming to the Solomon Islands, the longest distance Nid had ever ran in a single stint was 2 km, which would have to be followed by a set…

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Aunties discover a new way to use sanitary pads (and you won’t believe what happens next!)

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September 18, 2018

Apostolic Jerusalem Anointing Oil, step aside. There’s a new kid on the block.

We were at the market this morning looking for coconut oil when we finally happened across the…

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Pack list for the Sollies

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September 10, 2018

Moving to the Solomon Islands and wondering what to pack? Now that we’ve been here for a year we feel like we can pass on a little bit of…

Solomon Islands To Do

View from Visale

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August 30, 2018
Visale is a great day trip out of Honiara. A nice spot for snorkeling, picnicking, camping and climbing up.
Solomon Islands To Do

Koli Point Action

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August 6, 2018

We recently discovered yet another cool World War II site in Guadalcanal, this time by pure chance.

During the recent Melanesian Art Festival, we met two grandsons of national hero…

Solomon Islands To Do

Turtling in the Arnavon Islands

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July 30, 2018

Hawksbill turtles are one of the most critically endangered sea turtles in the world. We went to one of the few places where they are thriving – the Arnavon…

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Tulagi Memories

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June 25, 2018

I spent my first year in Honiara, my second in New Zealand, and my third on a random island called Tulagi where Dad had gotten a job at some…

Food Solomon Islands

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…

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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. We say that early on in this piece in case you’re expecting jetski…

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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 two.

My address in New…