Inland Village Tour - Nabotini March 3rd 2005 After almost two weeks of beach life we decided to take a trip to see something of note. The hostel was running a small tour to a local village so we could see how 'real' Fijians live.
The village was situated about 25kms inland from the coral coast. Nine of us piled into a truck facing each other and we set of for the bumpy journey. The truck had two uncomfortable wooden benches to sit on ... read more
Oceania » Fiji » Viti Levu » Coral Coast 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
Fiona and I started this blog in September 2004 when we decided to jack in the jobs and go for a wee bit of a tour around the world, backpacking and dossing in equal measures, what a time we had, this is what we said in our profile before we left:
Fiona and I are leaving our friends and family behind for a 12 month, 35,000 mile round the world trip.
Our first port of call is San Francisco and our last destination is Delhi, in between we've planned trips to New Zealand, Fiji, Australia, Korea, Japan, China, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Nepal.
I'll keep this website as up-to-... full info