JJ's On The Park - Suva
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... veranda for all of us to sit cross legged around the kava bowl. Honor changed into a Sulu.
An ancient kava bowl was formally washed out with water only (any detergent ruins the bowl). Then the ground kava roots were placed in a net bag which was repeatedly and very firmly squeezed and massaged in the water. There was a studied ceremony to the preparation and there are a number of elements that must be correctly observed. After ...
A fantastic evening watching some really impressive committed netball in the Suva qualifiers for the national schools qualifiers. Go St Joseph's
Honor was welcomed in to the team talk. Everyone we have met so far has been incredibly friendly and inclusive.
... by the Fijian customs officials. Most clearly thought that Fiji was similar to Hawaii and therefore Hawaii shirts were de rigeur with a wide variety of 'holiday clothes'. There were a few tannoy calls for the Chinese interpreter to come to the immigration hall and I can't imagine how different Fiji would be for a resident of a tier 3 city in the Chinese industrial interior - just mind boggling.
China is now the largest source of tourists in Fiji ...
... In addition, we were lucky to see the end of Ram Naumi Festival, were the Fiji-Indians celebrate the birth of Lord Rama. Rama is the main god the Fiji-Indians worship. Indians are the seconds largest ethnic group in Fiji (38%) next to the orginal Melanisian Fijians (58%). From 1879-1916, more than 61,000 Indians were brought to Fiji as contract workers. A hundred years ago they mainly worked in the sugar cane fields. Today, they are also ...
... and has a sedative effect and the men make the Kava by soaking the root and mashing it in water...it looks like muddy water. On the way to the River we pass tapioca plants, banana plantations and Kava plants were growing like weeds on the side of the road.
At the River, we get into the boats and are warned that we might get wet as there are many rapids! We had a stunning trip up the River passing thick tropical rainforest with many birds, egrets, hawks to name ...