So we’ve just spent an exciting week and a bit in Fiji where we’ve had the opportunity. To snorkel, sleep, hang out in hammocks, get to know the locals while waiting out a cyclone. The plan was hatched less than two weeks ago, and thursday last week saw us booking a travel package through Awesome Adventures, a Fijian tour organiser who seem to have a bit of a monopoly on […]
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The cyclone went south. I have to admit I was curious what a cyclone would be like, but having been 500km from one I can honestly say I don’t need to be any closer. In Broome we’ve had small wind gusts maxing out at about 80km/h and a respectible 20ish millimetres of rain a day. That might not seem like a lot, and I know I have experiences a lot worse around the place, but when it looks like what you can see below you’d probably be happy with what you’d seen too.
So it looks like I am going to be within the sphere of influence of Tropical Cyclone Rusty which is due to hit the coast in the next few days. In Broome the impact has been fairly limited so far, bringing only rain and wind however the gale force winds are expected to begin in the next 24hours and the forecast is for lots of rain. Anyway for the moment […]