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Villagers leaving an island wave at the boat  
   

Villagers leaving an island wave at the boat

Villagers set up their market outside the caves we visited then return to their own village by boat
Fiji- Village Life

April 29th 2012
Villages: Bula! (Hello!) We went to several villages on the cruise. To attend church, visit a school and have a feast We were asked to respect the culture by dressing modestly, covering shoulders and legs (to below the knee). Every visit included lots of singing and dancing and usually a handicraft market- at which we bought some lovely shell and coconut gifts (Neiria bought a rather fetching an ... read more
Oceania » Fiji » Yasawa Islands » Yasawa Island

Fijian Flag 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
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