A lovo feast was prepared. Palm leaf wrapped packets of fish, pork, lamb, cassava, bread fruit, tarot and spinach leaves in coconut milk were placed in a hot rock pit, covered with dirt, and cooked for several hours.
Bula Fiji February 10th 2011 Bula. A simple Fijian greeting. I love the way the natives allow the “la” to float off their tongue, as if gently sending a kind “hello” into the warm Fiji breeze. Then there’s the way the manly men of Fiji thrust out the word from the back of their throat, with a guttural emphasis on the “Bu” – Bula!! Reminiscent of the past days when fierce warriors would cannibalize the miss ... read more
Oceania » Fiji » Yasawa Islands » Naviti Island 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
In 2006, our family began what we thought was a 3 year adventure of living and traveling in China. But like Gilligan, our 3 year tour turned into something much longer and deeper than we expected. We are now beginning a second segment in Asia, sans kids. Seoul, South Korea is our new home which makes Matt and I "Seoul mates".
Continue the journey along with us as we publish blogs of our new Korean, empty nesting life.
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