Saturday, June 29, 2013

Babtism at the ocean and pictures from Taveuni.

Babtism on Sat June 22 2013

Babtism in the ocean near the church.

The international dateline, we're both on a different day! (real life)

Madilyn on the dateline.

Ralph at the dateline.

A church at the 180* meridian on Taveuni Island.
On our way to Qamea island.

Sister Mcfadden and Pres Lesuma.

Ralph on the boat.

Almost to the Vuanicau village and school.

Our landing spot.

The school.


I always seem to disrupt the class!

This is the computer classroom for the whole school!

Head teacher Luke Maisulueriu

Naiviivi School Head Teacher.


Boy at the restrooms and handwash station.

Next day checking out gardens.

Lunchspot with E/S Mcfadden and Pres Lesuma and Ralph.

During lunch I found lots of shells!

The motel lost power during a serious rainstorm.

So, we moved outside to keep working.


A beautiful sunset that evening!

More of the sunset!

My substitute policeman friend,  Mikai.

The community post where they work. I have noticed that the police do not have vehicles. 

The dining room of the island owned by 2 sisters. Fancy!!

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Our Chapel in Savusavu and Brother Peni in Vunivesi June 2013

This is our chapel.

Our chapel and to the left is restroom and small kitchen.

Welcome to Vunivesi.

The sign at the school entrance and community house.
The school

Bro Peni Waqacirilala and his water tank.

Water tank in shed closer to school and village.

The source of water.

Bro Peni at the catchment. 

The pipes of water coming down the mountain.

The nearest neighbor. Tent in back keeps hung clothes dry.

This sister has a daughter on a mission.

Bro Peni's home and Sunday meetinghouse for 25.

Bro Peni, wife in pink, Melania and neighbor, all in Sunday best!

The muddy road to see Bro Peni

Cow on road near the airport.

Goat crossing.

Safely on other side.

We stopped here to gather some shells.

Truck parking.

Madilyn gathering shells, standing in the ocean.
Ralph using our new cane knife on a coconut.

Finally successful!

Pacific ocean & sunset out our backdoor.

Final flash before it set.