Matamanoa December 24th 2007 An 11 hour flight put us over the date line minus a day in the southern hemisphere Fiji islands. Waking up on the flight to find a large Fijian man sitting next to me was a shock to say the least. Space being at a premium i later spread out to hog our precious extra seat.
Stepping off the plane we breathed in the warm humid air tinged with a scent of smoke, the sugarcane. We were introduced to ... read more
Oceania » Fiji » Mamanuca 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