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Planning a Fiji Holiday? Here's a few Nadi Restaurants

Everyone who's planning a Fiji Holiday is going to end up in Nadi at one time or another. Here's a selection of restaurants to consider...

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Added by Robert F. Kay on June 28, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Fiji Surf Report from Stu Johnson--Nadi is getting back to business

I got the missive below from Stu Johnson author of Fiji Surf Blog and regular contributor to Fijiguide.com provided me with a live report from his home in Nadi.  Suffice it to say, Nadi is getting back on it's…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on April 6, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Report from Stuart Gow in Fiji--Evacuee number up to 17,000 on Viti Levu but most of Fiji was not hard hit

Fijiguide.com member Stuart Gow, a Suva resident and marketing director of Matava, a dive resort in Kadavu sent the follow report to share…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on April 4, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

On Fiji Islands -- Nadi -- Chapter 1.10

We took the bus from Nadi to Suva, the capital, at the other end of the island. The vehicle had a windscreen and a roof, but no glass in the side windows, merely a row of canvas blinds that…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on April 6, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments

On Fiji Islands -- Nadi -- Chapter 1.9

Fiji has been called the "little India of the Pacific." In the western province of Ba, which includes Nadi, Lautoka, and much of the country's sugar land, Indians outnumber Fijians almost three to one; for Fiji as a whole the ratio is close to fifty-fifty.  

There as  time when demographers  predicted that Indians would displace Melanesians in much the same way that the white man supplanted the "Indians" of North…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on April 4, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

On Fiji Islands -- Nadi -- Chapter 1.5

Krishna's taxi sped flamboyantly, in the manner of Third World taxis, towards Lautoka, the second city of Fiji.

"I like the dry side," Derek said, more than once, but for me this part…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on March 24, 2011 at 9:35pm — No Comments

On Fiji Islands -- Nadi -- Chapter 1.4

During the last century, missionaries, officials, and antiquarians collected many Fijian oral histories and legends while the traditions were still fresh. No early account mentioned a mass migration from across the sea,…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on March 21, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

On Fiji Islands -- Nadi -- Chapter 1.3

Derek bought two barkcloth placemats from the bushy-haired Fijian saleswoman. We were then approached by her son,…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on March 15, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

On Fiji Islands -- Nadi -- Chapter 1.2

When the plane touched down the ethnobotanist awoke, cupped his ears in his hands, and began to complain in a…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on March 13, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments

On Fiji Islands -- Nadi -- Chapter 1.1

After breakfast Derek went…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on March 11, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

On Fiji Islands -- Nadi -- Chapter 1

Ronald Wright's classic travel guide, On Fiji Islands, was published in 1983 to critical acclaimHe has graciously allowed Fijiguide.com to serialize his work for…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on March 9, 2011 at 10:07pm — No Comments

The Fiji Orchid

There's a rule in photography that the best pictures are either at sunrise or sunset. So just prior to my 2 am crash, I told my hosts at the Fiji Orchid I needed to be woken up at 6 am. "Six?!" was their reply. I told them, "Yes: good light." A most quizzical look came across their faces.…


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Added by Scott Putnam on May 14, 2010 at 1:30am — 1 Comment

Flying on to Fiji from Honolulu





Flying Continental Micronesia to Fiji





Flying to Fiji. Could anything be better? The dream of warm, turquoise waters, brimming with billions of billowing fish, sands the color of orange sunshine lapping emerald shores. Serene, surreal, and splendid…

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Added by Scott Putnam on May 9, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Destination: Fiji!



Bula!


Today I embark upon a…
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Added by Scott Putnam on May 3, 2010 at 11:10am — 1 Comment

First Time to Fiji: Day 13

Today is our last day in Fiji. We stay at the Fiji Orchid, which is described by co-owner Jenny Bourke as, "a nice bookend for a trip to Fiji." We were expecting a typical airport hotel - decent, but nothing special. We were very pleasantly surprised. Its really a mini-resort bursting with character. The Fiji Orchid has beautiful gardens, a nice pool area and six innovative nautical themed canvas bures, all air-conditioned with comfortable… Continue

Added by Daniel Leuck on November 9, 2009 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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