Thanks to Stu Johnson of fijisurfco.com for the cool takes...
Added by Robert F. Kay on November 27, 2013 at 1:02pm — No Comments
I was listening to the BBC (Radio International) the other day and heard a wonderful documentary about child rearing by Madeleine Morris (see photo…Continue
Added by Robert F. Kay on November 16, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
A couple of cool shots courtesy of Stu Johnson of Fijisurfco.com.
Added by Robert F. Kay on November 12, 2013 at 11:02pm — No Comments
Javier Miró shared this a while back and I wanted to make sure everyone saw it. It's got to be one of the best time lapse pieces I've ever seen on Fiji...
Added by Robert F. Kay on November 8, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
Thanks to Stu Johnson of Fiji Surf Co for this one: If you crash and burn at Cloudbreak, this where you want to land...hint...it's soft coral...
Added by Robert F. Kay on November 4, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Normally Fijiguide.com sticks to its knitting—covering culture, history, and travel in the Fiji Islands. However, after seeing a recent screening of Mr. Pip at the…Continue
Added by Robert F. Kay on October 19, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Unlike the founder of the Viti Kabani, Ratu Sukuna did not see capitalism as a worthy option for his people. He did help those Fijians already drawn into what he called the "great octopus of the modern world" by establishing labour unions among miners and dockers;…Continue
Added by Robert F. Kay on October 14, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments
In 1948 Ratu Sukuna invited critics to reflect on the countries that have in recent times cast aside their own indigenous institutions and adopted the democratic form of government, and the people of which have soon found that democracy is for them an iron rule by one party. The con sequences, violence and murder, misery…Continue
Added by Robert F. Kay on October 9, 2013 at 9:48pm — No Comments
This is one of the better Fiji scuba videos I've seen in a while. With 17,448,553 views and counting, no doubt a few other Fijiguide.com members have seen this as well. According to the videographer, Nick Hope, the footage was shot with a Sony HVR-Z1P …Continue
Added by Robert F. Kay on September 30, 2013 at 9:53am — No Comments
Father and son make the scene in Tavurua, "That was the best wave of my life Dad!"
Not quite ready for the big waves yet--poolside action in Tavarua. Photos courtesty of Stu Johnson at Fijisurfco.com
Added by Robert F. Kay on September 25, 2013 at 10:31am — No Comments
John John Florence doing what he does best at Cloudbreak -- 3 foot Trestles are what he's working on. Surf should be pumping this week. Thanks Stu at Fijisurfco.com for the photos.
This features Art, a Fijian surfer from the Momi area. He's riding one of his own hand made boards. Not bad for a Kai Viti! This shot was…Continue
Fiji Sun columnist Graham Davis has done a wonderful story on the the continuing search for Amelia Earhart. The famed aviator, whose disappearance in…Continue
Added by Robert F. Kay on September 4, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments
The present unrest between French settlers and New Caledonia Melanesians trying to recover their lost lands and autonomy shows how far and how clearly the first Fijian graduate had seen.
Ratu Sukuna was a high chief with blood about as blue as it…
Added by Robert F. Kay on September 1, 2013 at 2:29pm — No Comments
Ratu Sukuna came back to Fiji for a spell as a clerk in the Colonial Secretary's office, and went up to Oxford in 1913. When war came he wanted to enlist; since the British army would not accept "coloured" men for duty in Europe, he joined the French Foreign Legion and fought in the trenches…Continue
Added by Robert F. Kay on August 26, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments
He knew so. much about all sorts of things. I learned a lot, the time I was with him." "Sounds like Maggie and Pierre," Derek said, adding "Trudeau" when she'looked blank.
"Neil wanted to marry me, too," she continued. "My friends told me I was just throwing my life away on him. And it was true really, I was throwing it away. One day I told him I'd only marry him if he'd give me a two-carat…Continue
Added by Robert F. Kay on August 17, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments
" It's hard to communicate in my family," she explained. "My grandfather only speaks Chinese and broken Fijian. My parents speak Fijian, English, and a bit of Chinese, and we-my sisters and me-only know English. My granddad's a very old man now, in his nineties. I wish I could talk to him, but I…Continue
Added by Robert F. Kay on August 11, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments
" People think Fiji's a model of racial harmony," Gladys said, "but it Isn't true really. We act friendly to Indians, but we can't stand them. I mean, some of them are all right-l have got some Indian friends-but on the whole they're none too popular."…Continue
Added by Robert F. Kay on August 6, 2013 at 2:34pm — No Comments
It was Derek's last night in Suva and he was in the mood for some nightlife. We had dinner at the Bamboo Terrace-a pleasant restaurant where one can sit outside on a colonnaded balcony and look down on the city'S tree-lined streets. The street lighting is under stated; the stars wink between the palm…Continue
Added by Robert F. Kay on July 30, 2013 at 10:06pm — No Comments
It’s been three years since the Fiji government “deregulated” the waves. What this means is that anyone in Fiji can surf anywhere they please. Since the new regulations became law, no…Continue
Added by Robert F. Kay on July 20, 2013 at 1:42pm — No Comments
Check out this wonderful time lapse series of photos on Suva from sunrise to sunset.