John, Sharron and Doug around Fiji September 9th 2010 We stayed anchored off the Royal Suva Yacht Club till Saturday arvo on 28th.
After a last visit to a supermarket, the fresh veggie market and a petrol station for more engine oil for Hakura, we were ready to head out of Suva Harbour. One slight problem, it was going to take 6 hours motoring to get to Beqa Island and we had less than 6 hours day light left, so we headed to the Bay of Islands (t ... read more
Oceania » Fiji » Denarau 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
Hi, I'm Doug Nicol, who has been sailing around parts of New Zealand in the South Pacific on my 36 foot yacht Hakura (Maori for Grey's beaked whale).
The trip is with Lorraine Miller as my trusted No 1.... full info