Skip to comments.Cloud 9: A Floating Pizza Bar in the Middle of the South Pacific
Posted on 03/03/2018 1:08:39 PM PST by nickcarraway
As our two-engine speedboat starts the journey back to Port Denarau Marina, a major port on Fiji's main island, we lurch to an unexpected stop.
A seal on the fuel injector on the engine has loosened, so we sputter back to the mainland at half the usual pace. But the possibility of such a transit hiccup is the chance you take when visiting a floating pizza bar in the middle of the South Pacific.
Opened in 2013, Cloud 9 bobs above Roro Reef in the Mamanuca archipelago, about 45 minutes off the west coast of Fiji.
"Prior to Cloud 9, Fiji was famous for family getaways and swaying palms, but it was really, really quiet," Bar'el Wachtel, co-founder of Cloud 9, tells CNN Travel.
"There's still not a lot to do, but Cloud 9 offers a gathering spot for people to come from all the hotels and experience a different kind of place."
(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...
Plenty to eat for all!
There aren’t enough solar panels of sufficient wattage to power much at all, they must be bringing ice in by boat daily. I bet they don’t even have ceiling fans. Hope for a nice breeze, I guess. Pretty, though. I’d go if I were on Fiji.
I’d read the article, but it’s on CNN, and I am not giving them the traffic.
Pizza and Champagne, a great pairing. Good to see!
Do they deliver?
Excellent idea! Let’s all click on over to cnn to read a fluff piece. We can bolster their readership numbers, and bring them additional ad revenue at the same time!!! Ready? Lets all click on over at the same time.....GO!
Here lazy butt.
Wait. I thought you weren’t supposed to swim after you eat. Does everyone sit there and wait for their food to digest?
Where does one go potty on that thing?
When I vacation, I try to avoid people as much as humanely possible. I will not travel in a group nor do I want to be in large crowds. I'd rather find a quite place to fish with maybe some family or a close friend, or camp in a remote spot in the desert etc. I find it very odd, these people that leave big crowded cities and pay big dollars to go on these cruises, which are like crowded 10-story floating apartment buildings with all the usual drunks, strangos and obnoxious tourists. And they're stuck with them for days on end.....No thank you please, not for me.☺
“Here lazy butt.”
Lazy butt? Did you understand single a word of my post?
I did. My post has not got a damn thing to do with cnn.
You are quick to demonize someone who has an interesting post.
One minute of your time could circumvent that post and see the story.
Thanks for wasting 2 minutes of my time.
Hahahahahahaha! I was trying to think of some pithy reply (unsuccessfully) that wouldn’t get my post yanked!
Do you understand that my concern is not about ME reading the post, it is about the post generating potentially thousands of click throughs by freepers to cnn, just for a fluff piece? Could it be the original poster is the “lazy butt” for not posting the alternate source? Are you ok with a fluff post sending all that “business” over to CNN? I still do not understand the hostile tone of our conversation.
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