Category Archives: Fiji

Happy Thanksgiving!

Ever since we left the US in 2002, we grew apart from the whole Thanksgiving thing more and more. But it is fun to turn back the clock and see how / what we tried in all those years: Fiji … Continue reading

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Fiji’s interim government wants to block blogs!

A bit from our old home island Fiji (we lived there from 2002 – 2005) … and how the very idea of democracy and free speech is going down the drain there … I was first informed by a long … Continue reading

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Fijiradio live online !!!

Yes, I am still having a bit of an eye on that cute little island in the south pacific. Longtime reader and from the sidelines commentator V/A let me know that now you can get Suva radio station FM96 online … Continue reading

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Back to Fiji … after 7 months

Who would have thought I would come back to Fiji this soon!! It surely felt weird when I arrived in Fiji on Sunday 12th March after over 36 hours of traveling. While waiting for the domestic flight from Nadi to … Continue reading

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Last Fiji Sunset

When I picked up Ritsu at work today and looked out the window over suva bay, watching that light and cloud spectacular as depicted below … I realized .. this is the last Fijian sunset for a very long time … Continue reading

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Just a quickie

Last night was pretty tough, Julius did not sleep much as his tiny body was fighting a fever, but it looks like he eventually won. He was just very unhappy and loud. I had the feeling as if I had … Continue reading

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Big Moving Day

What a big day today. Nearly 3 years of life in Fiji coming to an end by the big milestone: the moving truck. The packers came early at 8:45 AM and all of us were busy all around the house … Continue reading

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Today’s Julius: Being sick sucks.

Ok, so he did not really get better yesterday. While he acted much better all morning and showed big appetite around lunch time, he let go of his lunch around 3 PM, twice, and I took him straight back to … Continue reading

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We moved out

Just a quick hello to say that we have moved out and are in a hotel in Suva right now. It was a very busy day. But unless I will hit the bed very hard in an hour, I might … Continue reading

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Status update

Lots of things going on. Yesterday we had our last check oup with Dr. Kamrul and Julius is just fine. 9.7 kg and 78 cm. And of course, just one day later, this morning, he woke up at 5:30 puking. … Continue reading

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Daily Julius: Explorer

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Today, one year ago

Join us on a trip down memory lane and enjoy last year’s blog entries of this very fateful day. Check out the video!

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Scary shit: spontaneous eye surgery

Now, that was not really scheduled for today. What was scheduled was a retina exam by the ophthalmologist at the Suva Private Hospital, Dr. Mark Rudel. A fellow German stranded on this beautiful island. We had seen him before, Ritsu … Continue reading

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You know you are leaving the country …

… when you see your car in the classifieds … Already 4 calls before 10 AM … and we are running the ad again in the Saturday edition. Fun.

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Back in Fiji

Just to let you all know that after 16 h door-to-door we made it back to Fiji just fine. This time around the flight was much more pleasent. Since it was a night flight, Julius slept a lot and the … Continue reading

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