Island Hopping & Kava - Nanuya Leilei, Yasawas, Fiji August 17th 2007 "BOLA!" from Fiji!! Our evening flight North West and out of the South Pacific from Rarotonga, in the Cook Islands to Nadi, Fiji, in the West Pacific took only four hours by my watch but by crossing the International Date Line, we effectively "lost" a day and switched 22hrs. Instead of calling the UK and being 11hrs behind, we are now flipped around to 11hrs ahead of the UK. Confusing eh??
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Oceania » Fiji » Yasawa Islands 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