Friday, 1 August 2014

Cruising Fiji: The ultimate disconnect

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Just cruising: Fulaga Lagoon. Just cruising: Fulaga Lagoon. Photo: Katrina Lobley


Katrina Lobley
It took three years of negotiations over much kava before a cruise line could set sail for Fiji's remote Lau islands, writes Katrina Lobley.
The few scraps I glean about Fiji's 57 Lau islands, before cruising among them, come from travel writer Paul Theroux. In The Happy Isles of Oceania, Theroux describes the Lau group as "one of the pretty little star-clusters in the universe of Oceania".