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Robert F. Kay's Blog – February 2013 Archive (9)

OUTRIGGER NAMED BEST DELUXE RESORT IN FIJI

This received from a press release on February 25:

Outrigger on the Lagoon Fiji has been named Best Deluxe Resort in the 16th Annual AON Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards.

Judges also named…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on February 25, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Fiji's Greatest Hotel: Remembrances of the GPH--Memory (Part 8)

(This is the eighth in a series of blogs by Norwegian anthropologist Solrun Williksen).

Looking at the bleak walls, the broken windows, the trees that nobody care for anymore I see in my mind's eye the string of events that took place in this building, the bustle of an active social life,…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on February 24, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Fiji Islands Surf Series: Action at the Cannibal Sandbar

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The Fiji Surf Co family isn't always surfing.  Once in a while it's time to head out to the Cannibal Sandbar for some serious relaxation and play...  

Then again, isn't this what they do pretty much every day?  …

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Added by Robert F. Kay on February 22, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Fiji's Greatest Hotel: Remembrances of the GPH--Memory (Part 7)

(This is the seventh in a series of blogs by Norwegian anthropologist Solrun Williksen.  These next few excerpts cover the glorious history of the GPH).

Fiji Times twice to find people who had worked at…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on February 19, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Fiji's Greatest Hotel: Remembrances of the GPH--Memory (Part 6)

(This is the sixth in a series of blogs by Norwegian anthropologist Solrun Williksen.  These next few excerpts cover the glorious history of the GPH).

It is clear from all this that saving the Grand Pacific has not been of a very high priority in…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on February 13, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Fiji's Greatest Hotel: Remembrances of the GPH--The History (Part 5)

(This is the fifth is in a series of blogs by Norwegian anthropologist Solrun Williksen.  These next few excerpts cover the glorious history of the GPH).

It was not true as stated by Finance Minister Jim Ah Koy in 1998 that the Grand Pacific had been "an eyesore for the…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on February 7, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Solomon Islands Hit by earthquake and tsunami -- Fiji spared

MELBOURNE, Australia (Radio Australia, Feb. 7, 2013) – Police in the Solomon Islands say at least six people have been killed after an earthquake and tsunami struck the Pacific nation on Wednesday. The 8.0-magnitude quake caused major damage to villages in the Santa Cruz islands and triggered a small tsunami that…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on February 6, 2013 at 8:52pm — No Comments

Tsunami Warning for Fiji --Earthquake off the Solomons

This just in from a Fijiguide.com correspondent who resides on Viti Levu:
The U.S. Embassy in Suva, Fiji, alerts U.S. citizens residing in or traveling to the following regions Vanuatu, Nauru, Tuvalu, New Caledonia, Fiji,…
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Added by Robert F. Kay on February 5, 2013 at 8:04pm — 2 Comments

On Fiji Islands -- Suva -- Chapter 4.30

"Doesn't matter. The people are the people. It's time all this racial nonsense was broken down. It's getting exciting here now the neo-colonial power structure the British left behind is starting to crumble. Just wait and see-there'll be plenty of changes here once all the good 01' darkies have died off. Nobody wants to talk about it to us,…

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Added by Robert F. Kay on February 2, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

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