Monthly Archives: October 2019

Kiting in Wallis

The weather in Wallis for the first two weeks had not been “flash”. Numerous troughs bringing cloudy conditions, frequent squalls, heavy downpours and gusty high winds had battered the island. With all the rain, it was easy to keep the water tanks full, do several loads of laundry and keep the decks clean. Our main [...]

By | October 21st, 2019|2019-Wallis|6 Comments

Pumice Arrives in Fiji

In August, 2019, an underwater eruption off the west coast of Tonga produced a large raft of pumice. It gradually broke up into several smaller rafts which were tracked between Tonga and Fiji. In early October, a pumice raft started to show up floating through our anchorage near Nananu-I-Ra. Moving about with all this debris [...]

By | October 21st, 2019|2019-Fiji|2 Comments