Journal: 'Fiji'

Keeping busy amongst Coup fears in Fiji

Thursday 30 November 2006

I am still in Fiji, the last few months flew by like a ray of light… I am a bit “fiji-wiser”, have been to several Hindu Weddings (Fiji really meets me as a “Wedding Nation”, everything seems to revolve around getting married here…) and I can say I slowly start to make out shapes in […]

going Hindu

Thursday 21 September 2006

No, I am not converting to Hinduism. But yes, I am learning a lot about Hindu culture and their language (Hindustani) through my work place and everyday life.
For those of you, that don’t know much about Fiji: About half of the population is Indo-Fijian, which means that their ancestors came from India and most of […]

Sugar Festival 2006

Tuesday 5 September 2006

My daily work has become busier and busier…and than the Sugar Festival started and I was assigned the official Photographer for all the events of the week. So my working hours were extended to sometimes more than 16 hours a day…
I still have to catch up on sleep…so more later!

working in Lautoka

Wednesday 2 August 2006

The last week in Fiji has brought a few surprises, ups and downs… and coconuts!
Shortly after posting my last journal entry I checked into the Nadi Downtown backpackers for 12 FJ$ a night for a dorm bed incl. breakfast and 10mins internet. As I was really tired I basically slept from the late […]

Nadi, Fiji

Wednesday 26 July 2006

I arrived this morning at Nadi International Airport at roughly 2 am. Spent the rest of the night on one of the lounges in the arrival hall and then got a free shuttle bus to the Marina in Nadi where I hoped to find a crewing position on a private yacht. No sailing yachts to […]