Getting It Done, the Fijian Way

“Fiji Time !”
That’s an expression we hear regularly from locals, always coupled with a broad genuine smile. And whereas it is a direct reference to the speed things are done, I believe it embodies a broader concept, that Fijians have their own way of doing stuff.
Indeed they do, at least as it comes to Tourism, where I think they have their act pretty much together.

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Since upon arrival to Fiji, we knew we would be expected to partake in the local custom of sevusevu, whereby visitors present landlords with a gift in request of permission for the use of his/her grounds. And our experience so far has been that it is easier said than done. Continue reading “SevuSevu”

Blue Lagoon

About two thirds of the way North, up along the Yasawas, nested in between three islands lies a protected body of water known as the “Blue Lagoon”. Probably greener more than blue, due to all the reefs that surround it, this is a beautiful anchorage, which we have visited twice already since arriving to Fiji. Continue reading “Blue Lagoon”