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Tubing Mataniko

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February 22, 2018

One of the most popular walks in Honiara, due to its draw of being able to tube down the river, is Mataniko Falls.

This hike is popular enough that…

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Bale tales

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February 15, 2018

Ever wondered where all your clothes donations you chuck away go to? Two words: bale shops.

Bale shops in the Solomon Islands are second-hand clothing shops responsible for clothing the…

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Journey to the West: The Guadalcanal Coastal Walk

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December 6, 2017

While Nid was in Auki last weekend for a week-long business trip, I spent the weekend with seven friends hiking the two-day Guadalcanal Coastal hike.

Starting from Lambi Bay…

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Kakabona – not just Latin for good poop

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October 28, 2017
We rocked up to Kakabona beach at 7:40 am with a crew of eight. The guide I prearranged, Peter, is nowhere in sight. The lady at a nearby betel stand is helpful and informs us, “Oh hem dringum tumas las naet.”
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Go lo Honiara Central Market

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October 4, 2017

The biggest market in the Solomon Islands is Honiara Central Market. Out of interest, I read the reviews on Trip Advisor and they are scathing: “do not expect too much”,…

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Learning How to Scuba Dive in the Solomons

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September 24, 2017

Diving in the Solomon Islands is like going to scuba Disneyland. Not only does the Solomons have some of the most biodiverse marine life in the world, World War…

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Hiking Tenaru Falls

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September 17, 2017

So far we’ve been pretty lucky in terms of organising weekend activities. If you can make enough enterprising friends, just sit back and wait for the invites to roll…

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Savouring Savo

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September 9, 2017

Savo is a small island we’ve looked at many times from our deck during our morning coffees wondering, “What’s over there?”

Our recent research expedition has confirmed the following major facts:…

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The Bat Caves of Parisaia

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September 2, 2017

Parangiju Lodge is about an hour’s drive from town where eight of us meet to do the Bat Caves walk. From here, we pick up three guides: one front guide,…

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Hash (the legal kind)

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July 25, 2017

My dad told us if there was one club we had to try it was Honiara Hash House Harriers.

Touted as “a drinking club with a jogging problem,” ‘hares’ leave…