Bula-welcome to fiji August 22nd 2003 Bula and Kava- the 2 works you must know when traveling to the islands of fiji!! Everywhere you go, the Fijians shout "Bula" including the McDonalds welcome sign. Thus, bula means welcome! Now, kava is made from the roots of the kava tree, which are crushed up and mixed with water. It appears as dirty water and actually taste the same as it looks. Though when drinking don't shout out "that's ... read more
Oceania » Fiji » Viti Levu 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
Your life is what you make of it...never did I think, I would be where I am now!!
After my undergrad, I went to Australia on a work program traveling throughout the country and to New Zealand and Fiji. I learned a lot about myself and what lies beyond the USA. Coming back to USA, I worked and had an opportunity to study my Masters in England. On the way there I traveled with my boyfriend, Joe, stopping off at Iceland, Scotland and over to meet Joe's family in Ireland. I continued my studies in Bournemouth, England and had an amazing time. Once I handed in my thesis, Joe and I traveled on... full info