Viti Levu
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We timed a dawn arrival at the eastern most group of islands and reefs in case the charts, as so often is the case, weren't quite accurate. 
This then meant a night entry into the harbour at Suva which, although the capital city of Fiji, wasn't terribly well lit

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After the three days we had to wait on board for quarantine to show up we finally made it ashore for a meal at the yacht club

The Royal Suva Yacht Club from the jetty

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Suva has an excellent fruit and vegetable market-never seen so many pineapples in one place

and an interestingly decorated gaol

After a few days of big city life and constant rain we were more than ready to go round to the dry western islands but first.....

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....Brio was waiting for us round on the other side of the main island so here we are coming into Vuda Point marina

Action shot of Foss throwing a line as we come in to tie up

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Marinas are not really our scene but it had been blowing 40 knots outside and it was rather nice to be lying quietly inside

Brio setting off for New Caledonia

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Sugar city- Lautoka the main town on the west side of the island  

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Laundry done (in a machine for a change!) all watered up and we're off to