Mr. & Mrs. MacGyver in Quarantine in which Mr. MacGyver repairs the AC Background: While stuck in a hotel for 3 weeks in the tropics with 2 small windows and no fans, we are very thankful for the 2 air conditioning units in our 2 rooms. Problem: When the AC unit in the bedroom started […]
Problem: Our hotel room has 2 very small glasses for drinking.Solution: Take a plastic water bottle from our travels, remove the label and cut off the top. (Thankfully Mr. MacGyver never goes anywhere without his trusty Leatherman tool!) Use an emory board to smooth the edges of the new tumbler, rinse and you are good to go!
Mr. & Mrs. MacGyver Solution #4 Guacamole – no bowl, no fork, no problem! Background: At our home here in Honiara, we have an avocado tree which produces huge, wonderful avocados in January and February and we’ve looking forward to enjoying them! In preparation to our return, we brought along packets of guacamole mix and our […]
Being locked away in a hotel for 3 weeks with just the basics has given us opportunity to come up with some creative solutions to some problems. Watch for more installments of “Mr. & Mrs. MacGyver in Quarantine“. Problem #1 Our rooms are quite dark. There is a window, but people walk past it and we […]
For the required 21 day quarantine, we are staying at the Pacific Casino Hotel. We had a limited number of places to stay and this hotel is quite close to our offices. Our colleagues can drop off things for us at the National Disaster Office for delivery to the hotel. Unfortunately, we are finding that […]
Honiara Except for the residue of sunset on the western horizon, it was dark when we arrived in Honiara. It had been raining earlier in the day, so it felt extra muggy as we exited the plane. The high humidity feels like you are walking into a greenhouse. Honiara does not have jetways. Instead, passengers […]