This also makes getting in and out of the towers an issue and can be enough of a pain to curtail a day's surfing.A low tide will cut out most of this wind swell and they appear to be lucky in that regard.
Viti Levu contains the major seaports, airports, roads, schools, and tourist centers, as well as the capital, Suva.
The maritime tropical climate is characterized by high humidity and rainfall along the windward coasts and a drier climate in the interiors and along the leeward coasts, where savanna grassland was the natural vegetation. Fifty-one percent of the population is Fijian, and 44 percent is Indo-Fijian.
Once the exclusive domain of well-heeled surfers able to pay the hefty daily rate to stay at the Tavarua Island surf resort, the Fijian government recently changed the law which allowed the resort to control...
Pipes lives up to its name when a moderate SSE swell hits the bend of reef, sucks hard and throws lip for some pedal-to-the-metal tube rides.
Some became merchants and business-people, others remained on the land as free peasant cultivators.