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Fiji - the Sunset, a Trip to Monurike Island, the Sea Life and Our Bure on Matamanoa Island

Bula! This is the fourth and last instalment of our holiday pics.  I hope you enjoy them.  If you haven't been to the Fiji Islands, I can highly recommend them for a relaxing holiday destination.
The Sunset There was only one night on Matamanoa Island that we got to see a spectacular sunset and it happened to be on our last night.  This photo was taken using my new iPad.  I was super impressed with how it turned out!  Yes ... places like this really do exist.
This was the same day time view.
The Beach at Sunset.
Another gorgeous photo taken with our Olympus Camera.

A Trip to Monurike Island - the Setting for the Movie, Cast Away Approaching the Island
 Monurike Island
Chuck's 'Help Me' signal (mmm ... I've watched the movie again and it isn't the same, but considering a cyclone has changed the landscape since the movie's release, I guess the replica will have to do)
Tom Hanks spent a lot of time running up and down on this stretch of beach.  According to ou…

Fiji - Matamanoa Island Resort

It's freezing here in Tassie today and the AFL Grand Final is in full swing, so what better time to upload some more photos of our recent holiday.
Our main holiday destination in Fiji was the beautiful Matamanoa Island Resort - a little piece of 'heaven on earth'.  It was a 'child free' resort - gotta love the idea of that especially if you're a school teacher :)

First Impressions This is me letting hubby know what I thought of our accommodation just after we were shown to our bure. The view definitely got the 'thumbs up' from me.
 Our first glimpse of Matamanoa Island Resort.
 I couldn't wait to step ashore!
 A photo opportunity around every corner.


The Restaurant  Lighting the torches before dinner.
 All lit up
 The Dining Room

The Food




The View  This was 'our' front yard.
 A great place to read and relax.
 'Our' pathway to the beach.
 Our view to the West.
 The garden path to our bure.
 Our bure
 Only a few steps from our own patch o…