Near the top northern end of the Yasawa Island chain, several scenes from the famous movie Blue Lagoon were filmed, including a scene in an underwater cave. On the last full day of our Fiji cruise we visited the area.
A highlight of our Captain Cook Yasawa Island Cruise was the snorkelling and scuba diving. As you would imagine of such a pristine out of the way place, the waters are crystal clear and the corals rich and colourful.
After a great afternoon spent on Gunu Beach, we returned to the ship to freshen up before returning for our visit to Gunu Village, where we enjoyed the hospitality of the friendly locals.
Vietnam is a popular tourist destination with many interesting places to visit. The people are friendly and your dollar goes a long way, especially outside of Ho Chi Minh. I travelled the well worn path from Hanoi to the Mekong Delta. Here are my 5 favourite destinations.
Our next destination was a fishing village, home to over 400 people. Our tender was too large to enter the sheltered waters, so we were rowed in two at a time.
We flew into Vietnam from a two day stopover in Hong Kong. Hanoi is the closest major town to Halong Bay, which was our feature destination. We stopped over here for a few days each side of our trip, as do most travelers. Its an interesting place. We stayed in the Old Quarter, a popular tourist area. After a day …