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Shelling out Shell Money

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April 15, 2019

Shell money is a currency made of shell that is used in the Solomon Islands. Although its use started in Malaita Province, it is now used throughout the Solomon…

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Diving Munda

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January 19, 2019

#Magicalmunda, that’s their tagline. Located in Roviana lagoon in Western Province, Munda is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Solomon Islands. Its drawcard: diving.

We arrived at…

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Poha

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January 18, 2019

Signs are rare in the Solomon Islands as are advertisements for local attractions. Naturally we were surprised to see both of them in the form of a huge billboard…

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Marovo Drifting

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January 2, 2019

Out of the misty haze, Bunikalo Port was a sight for weary eyes. We were looking forward to three nights in a soft bed at Driftwood Eco Lodge, a…

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Ferry Naf

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December 30, 2018

Taking the passenger ferry was one of those bucket list items that we didn’t really want to do, but felt like we probably try at least once before we…

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Hideaway in Langa Langa

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December 28, 2018

Serah’s Hideaway is a smol but lovely lodge smack dab in the middle of Langa Langa Lagoon, Malaita.

Langa Langa Lagoon, or “Triple L” as no one ever calls it,…

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Kwaio Krismas

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December 25, 2018

Two days before Christmas we were at the domestic airport with our frens Ben and Barbara, and Ben’s parents, waiting for our flight to Gwanaruu airport, Malaita Province. We’d…

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Pimp your Ride

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December 19, 2018

 In Honiara, one of our favourite cultural practices is the vehicle sticker. No vehicle here is complete without its own gawdy sticker and the bigger the better. (Click image…

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Concerning Fern

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December 17, 2018

Fern is sold by the bunches at the market and most commonly transformed into Fern Salad. So common, we’ve never seen it served in any way other than Fern…

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How to Import a Car to the Solomon Islands

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December 6, 2018

We threw the towel in, sold our old hunk of junk and imported a new car. Worth it? Completely.

Cars that come to Honiara have short lives and frequent visits…