JJ's On The Park - Suva
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... lunch with our EU colleagues. In Fiji. Here's the menu:
Palusami: taro (manioc) leaves with coconut milk, served with kassava chips or boiled taro root (I think we're gonna try making spanakoryzo with coconut milk).
Kokoda: lemon marinated fish in coconut milk, think ceviche without the coriander and with coconut milk (Michali you might ...
... to the man who owned the place, who incidentally came from Fife. He had made his millions opening a ship building company in New Zealand and had retired to Fiji, liked the look of Mango Bay and bought it. He was in the process of renovating it as we were staying and said he would like to buy us a bucket of beer and have a chat. I'm all honesty, I didn't like Bill. He was an arrogant 70ish year old and was full of himself. Fat and bald with one eye that didn't quite follow ...
... to get some more money out of the bank and paid FD$250. We were then taken to a clothing shop, and bought a range of shirts and skirts costing FD$341, which we paid on eftpos. These goods included a sarong which neither of us selected, and in a design which Ali detests, but we had paid for it! During the time at the clothing shop, other tourists were brought in by escorts as well. We were then escorted to the ATM machine so that we had enough money to go to ...
... airport at 5am on Friday... We spent the night back in Bamboo, Emily did not like the hostel at all! And that's quite a nice one! Woke up today at 4am to head to the airport for 5am... Arrived in Brisbane at about 10am and caught the train from the station to the Gold Coast! Think the plan is to go to Surfers Paradise tonight for a firework display and food.. Then meeting up with Lindsey and her pal Jade tomorrow and they're driving us up to Australia Zoo on ...
... although a few unfortunates could not save their own lives. During the mid 1800's, while the sea cucumber trade with China was at its peak, a powerful Fijian chief, Thakombau, rose to supreme rule on the islands. As he ran into financial debt, in particular with American traders, he struggled to impose his rule. Therefore, he was forced to cede the islands to England and in October 1874, Fiji became part of The British Empire. With the American Cival War, the price ...
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