Sunday, 15 April 2012

Cultural cruise to Fiji

IT'S the friendliness of the people and their cultural richness that make a Fiji cruise so memorable, writes Sarah Mennie.

AN OLD man rests in a sagging hammock, a blow dart in his hand. In front of a nearby thatched hut, a young woman sorts coconuts to be sold at market.

Their village on Rabi Island, home to 15 people and a collection of pigs and chickens, is metres from a postcard-perfect beach. The smiles from the villagers are a reminder why Fijians are considered among the friendliest people in the world.

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