Koroyanitu Park

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A friend of Abdul 1 picked us up at Vuda Point Marina in a 4-wheel drive pickup truck.  We headed to Abaca (pronounced Ambatha) where the trails into the National Park start.  At Abaca we see a man on a horse - quite a common site in rural Fiji.
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We get our belongings together and start off.
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Along the trail is a backpacker hostel (with restroom) and sign to the waterfall.  The trail is damp and leafy.
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Sam finds caterpillars and eventually we get to the falls. The signs are about right in their estimate of the time.
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We are all quite hot on arriving at the falls.
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There is a steep path down to a swimming hole - all go in except John.  It is very refreshing.
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Sam dives in.  We get another view of the falls as we leave and then a view of the sea and the Mamanucas.
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More views.
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We then get to meadowlike land.  We do not attempt to find an old village without a guide as all paths, except the main one that we are on, are overgrown.
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More magnificent views.
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We reach the red roofed viewpoint - a key landmark and Dana writes his name in pebbles.
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Dana, Rachael and friend find another swimming hole - close to the Abaca hostel.
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After the hole the river plunges into a deep ravine.  More signs encourage us and tell us we are nearly back.
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Abaca village is well kept. There is a traditional bure.  The truck comes to pick us up.
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This is why Abdul I did not want to drive us - we had to go through a couple of fords.
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The road was dusty and we met the occasional village truck - we also met a bus.
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Finally we reach the main road that encircles the island.  We see roadside posters, trucks and buses. Sugar cane fields are on either side of the road.
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