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Let’s Go Local: Joy’s Cafe for A Good Talanoa, Says Josephine Helen Basil

The bubbly Josephine Helen Basil, a waitress and bartender at floating restaurant and bar, Seventh Heaven, has a contagiously cheery disposition. She is often found in high spirits, dancing and singing to guests and colleagues.
06 May 2022 13:00
Let’s Go Local: Joy’s Cafe for A Good Talanoa, Says Josephine Helen Basil
Josephine Helen Basil recommends Seventh Heaven in the Mamanucas. Photo: Nicolette Chambers.

The bubbly Josephine Helen Basil, a waitress and bartender at floating restaurant and bar, Seventh Heaven, has a contagiously cheery disposition.

She is often found in high spirits, dancing and singing to guests and colleagues.

 

The Lauan native from Tubou, Lakeba, was crowned Miss Personality when she represented the Ba Chamber of Commerce at the Ba Riverside Carnival in 2014.

 

Seventh Heaven Fiji departs Port Denarau daily taking guests on an approximate six-hour experience in the Mamanuca’s turquoise clear waters. Photo: Nicolette Chambers

Seventh Heaven Fiji departs Port Denarau daily taking guests on an approximate six-hour experience in the Mamanuca’s turquoise clear waters. Photo: Nicolette Chambers

Where In Fiji Would You Take Visitors To?
Seventh Heaven in the Mamanucas allows you to relax in the sun, enjoy cocktails, beers and great meals.

Diving off the pontoon for a relaxing swim or snorkel is another alternative.

 

What Is Your Favourite Place For Coffee/Pie?
Joy’s Café, at Zens Clinic, is homely.

Located at Lodhia St, Nadi, it is where the owner comes out for a talanoa session with patrons.

 

What Is Your Favourite Backyard Spot?
It has to be the bure in our backyard at home.

It is where all gatherings take place for lovo preparation, a fest and a baby mix.

 

A thermal pool in Sabeto, Nadi.

A thermal pool in Sabeto, Nadi.

What Is One Place In Fiji That Is Your Bucket List?
The Sabeto Hotspring and Mud Pool in Nadi.

 

Feedback: nicolette.chambers@fijisun.com.fj



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