Lautoka: Bula Fiji! October 9th 2012 Bula, a word used by every person, regardless of where they originate, workers along the waterfront, hotel guests and screaming school children. Meaning hello, it's the main Fijian word used where most people's mother tongue is English. And boy did we hear it hundreds of times daily. Despite the fact we went nowhere!
Our flight from Auckland was a good one, fairly good breakfast on the e ... read more
Oceania » Fiji » Viti Levu » Lautoka 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
We are Lauren and Ben, a young married couple who have decided, somewhat out of the blue, to abandon our careers and travel around the world in a mere 6 months! With jobs finished, flat notice served and all our possessions sold we are about to embark on a phenomenal trip; now we will only use that word rarely but it has been agreed this path definitely deserves this term! Many hours on the Internet and using Lauren's extraordinary organisational skills an itinerary has been formed, developed and booked, Leaving the UK on 19th June 2... full info