It’s about the small things and being mindful of that

If you asked me 5 years ago, if I would like to go to a small island in the middle of the indian ocean, I would have probably said pass, what would I do there.

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But here we are, the days to the new year are ticking by and I’m standing on a small island I can walk around in less then an hour, looking out in the sea while all sorts of creatures glide pass my feet.

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After a number of flights, including a sea plane we had made it. A whole different culture stranded on an island, It was time to kick the shoes off and relax.

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Rather then me ramble on about each and everything I got up to, here are the visuals.

It’s all in the mind, you just have to live with it

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On the edge of our port was this little tea house, I have got to say that was some of the best coffee and iced coffee’s I have ever had, with a view to match.

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I haven’t done much snorkelling, I still struggle with the breathing through a pipe underwater if I’m honest and Im pretty sure I don’t float, but anyhow, when we pulled up to this ship wreck, I was crazy excited to take a peek beneath the water, our boat driver said it was a Japanese fishing boat that hit the coral.

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With the tide revealing small spots of land in the middle of the sea, it was pretty obvious we should go stand on them.

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Island life

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Near the end of our trip, was got treated to something pretty out there, while out on a fishing/swimming trip we took our catch, jumped ship and set up dinner on a tiny island as sun set, what an experience.

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Our island had fruit bats flying around day and night which I found crazy, didn’t know bats come out in the day firstly and secondly just to be so close and in the wild with them was pretty special.

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Enjoyed my first ever strawberry daiquiri, pretty much tastes like a real good slush puppy, can’t help but always think of JD from scrubs when I see drinks like this on menus.

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While out at sea we spotted a few new islands being built, not sure as to why but I found the view really interesting, the scale of these people working in the sea.

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Well I hope thats not the last time I am put in a situation I would have never choosen, as it was a complete blast. So much to see.

Till next time,

Toodle pip!