Moving on to Fiji mainland July 7th 2008 After a somewhat repetitive 4 nights at Coral View, we decided to spend two more nights at a different island in the Yasawa chain called Korovou (based on the recommendation of a bunch of British and Aussie backpackers). Though the hotel was a bit more primitive than Coral View (the bathroom looked like Abu Ghraib) the place had a much funner atmosphere and the beaches and snorkeling were much be ... 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
After getting engaged, we left our corporate jobs in New York City to travel around the world for a year. We started in June 2008 and came back 364 days later; our trip brought us to Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia and Canada. We are now thoroughly infected with the travel bug, so stay tuned for future adventures!
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