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Visiting Rabi and Ocean Island

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ken.Sigrah Apr 6, 2018. 5 Replies

I've been fascinated by the gilbert and ellice islands since childhood and am now doing some preliminary research for a documentary that I would like to script about the islands, their history and…Continue

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Ken.Sigrah replied to brian russell's discussion Visiting Rabi and Ocean Island
"Yes Brian, sometimes passage between Rabi and Taveuni can be very unpridictable but the local captains are very familiar with the passage especially our boys from Rabi. Fijian boys are not really adopted to ocean going like our boys for a simple…"
Apr 6, 2018
brian russell replied to brian russell's discussion Visiting Rabi and Ocean Island
"Thanks Ken for your very kind offer. I’ve been trying to organise a boat to take me over in the morning and back later in the day but the weather is a little unpredictable right now so i’ll have to see how it goes each day !"
Apr 5, 2018
Ken.Sigrah replied to brian russell's discussion Visiting Rabi and Ocean Island
"Hi Russell, Rabi is just next door to Taveuni. To get there you have to catch a boat to go across and if possible when get to Rabi you have to report first to the Local police so that you can identify yourself and have a clearance to stay on the…"
Apr 5, 2018
brian russell replied to brian russell's discussion Visiting Rabi and Ocean Island
"Hi Ken - thank you for responding and apologies for taking so long to get back but I've been travelling in some remote areas with little internet availability. I've just reached Fiji and am in Taveuni / Qamea for a week before going on to…"
Apr 4, 2018
Ken.Sigrah replied to brian russell's discussion Visiting Rabi and Ocean Island
"Hi Russell, I'm Ken Sigrah and I would like to respond to your request as quoted in your message. A few things that I need from you before I make arrangements for your visit:- 1. what island do you plan to visit on this trip. 2. when do you…"
Mar 8, 2018
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Visiting Rabi and Ocean Island

I've been fascinated by the gilbert and ellice islands since childhood and am now doing some preliminary research for a documentary that I would like to script about the islands, their history and the tragic consequences of phosphate mining in the Pacific. I would greatly appreciate any advice about how best to organise a trip to Rabi and any recommendations of individuals who would be particularly interesting to interview.See More
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