My face after being betel nut spat on.


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New Year Resolutions

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January 31, 2018

We’re back! And what better way to start off the year than with some New Years resolutions. Yeah, we know it’s the end of January but hey, we run on Solo time.

I love New Year’s resolutions. I love the heady optimism of setting them during the first weeks of…


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Sorry, but not Sorry

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December 13, 2017

In preparation for our five-week reintegration into New Zealand society, we thought we’d better send out a warning and pre-apology for the misunderstandings, questionable…

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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, my flatmate Zorro and I plus six friends spent the weekend hiking…

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Fundraising for Mercy

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November 18, 2017

For the past few weeks I have been helping to fundraise for the building of a block of classrooms for Mercy School in Burns…

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Well, oil be damned

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November 15, 2017

Apostolic Jerusalem Anointing Oil: The oil you can buy in Honiara that heals everything.
An upturned rubbish bin with a poster plastered across it announces,…

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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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Dan and Nid
Honiara, Solomon Islands

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

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