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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
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Fijian Flag 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
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