The Colours of Levuka and the mystery of Fiji Gold August 28th 2006 Levuka is every bit as charming and friendly and colonial as the guide books say. I love it here. I've spent my time here exploring the town and relaxing by the seawall. I've gotten used to the sounds from the Pafco tuna cannery, but I'm not used to its smells yet!
Yesterday afternoon, I sat down on one of the benches along the seawall to try to write in my journal, but the scenery was too ... read more
Oceania » Fiji » Ovalau » Levuka Fiji became independent in 1970, after nearly a century as a British colony. Democratic rule was interrupted by two military coups in 1987, caused by concern over a government perceived as dominated by the Indian community (descendants of contract la... ... read more
All my life, I've wanted to be a storyteller. My experiences as an exchange student in New Zealand started me on a path to learn how to tell the stories left behind in the rocks. After six years working as a geophysicist, I returned to university to get a Masters degree in Geology. Those studies have dominated my life, and my travels, for the last couple of years.
The adventure continues, on the other side of the continent. I've moved to central New York State to do a PhD in geology. New areas to explore and new rocks to discover!
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