The Lau Islands, Fiji and their fairy tales and folk-lore by St. Johnston, Thomas Reginald Sir

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Published by Times Books in London .

Written in English

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  • Folklore -- Fiji -- Lau Province,
  • Fijians -- Legends

Edition Notes

Microfiche. New Haven, Conn. : Human Relations Area Files, 1965. 2 microfiches ; 10 x 15 cm. (HRAF Microfiles ; OQ6.10)

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Statementby T. R. St. Johnston
The Physical Object
Pagination145 p. [4] leaves of plates
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15132678M

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The Lau Islands (Fiji) and their fairy tales and folklore Paperback – January 1, by Thomas Reginald. Johnston (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please 4/5(1).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hocart, A.M. (Arthur Maurice), Lau Islands, Fiji. Honolulu: Published by the Museum, Adorning Fiji’s eastern border, the fabulous Lau islands are about as far-flung as it gets in Fiji. Whilst transfer services these islands are limited, resorts like Vatuvara Private Islands Resort in the Lau group and The Wakaya Club in the Lomaiviti Group can conveniently connect guests to their private island with ease in their private planes to and from Nadi.

THE LAU ISLANDS, FIJI' By LAURA THOMPSON HE Lau Islands form the eastern border of Fiji. Lakemba in the center of the Lau group was formerly an independent chiefdom, hold- ing all the central and southern islands in tributary relationship.

The southern islands, partly of volcanic formatioq2 partly of coral lime~tone,~ Cited by: 9. Alternatively, tourists can fly within Fiji with regional airline Pacific Sun – it flies directly to Vanua Balavu, the second-largest island in the Lau archipelago.

Although Fiji is beautiful year-round, tourists are likely to prefer a visit during the dry season, which runs from around April through to October. The Lau Islands are the most isolated in the Fijian archipelago. Encompassing a vast stretch of ocean between Fiji's main island of Viti Levu and the Kingdom of Tonga, only about half of the 57 Lau Islands are inhabited (10, people according to the Census).

Some of them are just small spits of sand fringed with coconut palms. On Vanua Balavu in Fiji's remote Lau Islands, Kevin Rushby and family get a taste of the old South Pacific – giving gifts to the chief, wearing sarongs to Sunday service and swimming with sharks.

Fiji’s Lau Island Group and Bay of Islands for part of a remote archipelago strung like a bejewelled necklace of treasures east of the International Date Line. There are no Fiji tourist brochures that cover the Lau Group of Islands.

A couple of resorts, even fewer airstrips and with no tourism infrastructure, in the Lau Group locals go about their business oblivious to the speed boats full.

I traveled to Vanua Balavu Island in the Northern Lau Group of Fiji Last March with a friend from Australia to repair a computer lab on the local school there. It was interesting as there are no restaurants, and not much commercial activity.5/5(3).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: St.-Johnston, Reginald, Sir, Lau Islands (Fiji) and their fairy tales and folklore. London, Times Book Co., This is a list of islands of Fiji. Fiji is an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean. It is split into 9 separate geographic island groups. The smallest is the Conway Reef Islands and Skerries, and the largest is the Vanua Levu Group.

Whether you are looking for luxury in the Lau Group or a budget stay, there are a select few breathtakingly remote places to consider.

Together with andfeatures some of the finest hotels, resorts, villas and apartments in Fiji and the surrounding islands. Fiji (photo: FrontierOfficial) [W]hile all the regions of Fiji are beautiful, pristine and provide a memorable holiday location, there is one area that remains largely undiscovered and offers the ultimate quiet, relaxing holiday spot – the remote Lau Group of islands.

Lau are the most remote islands in Fiji. They are located in the south-east of the country. There are many uninhabited islands and excellent beaches, but most of that beauty is inaccessible for and seabed: sand, stones. [Find hotels in Lau.

My video of the Mavana villagers and friends fishing Masomo lake on Vanua Balavu island (Northern Lau) in December David Attenborough, the famed natura.

The Lau Islands (Fiji) and their fairy tales and folklore / by T. Johnston Southern Lau, Fiji: an ethnography / by Laura Thompson Traditional sailing canoes in Lau = Na camakau mai na yatu Lau / Robert Gillett [et. al.]. Lau Group, Fiji: See 3 reviews, articles, and 6 photos of Lau Group, ranked No on Tripadvisor among attractions in Fiji.5/5(3).

Lau Islands, Fiji By A.M Hocart, Published by the Bishop Museum, Hawaii () reference to Ratu Keni Naulumatua as Rasau of Lomaloma and details on his title. The Lau Islands (Fiji) and Their Fairy Tales and Folklore – P by T[homas] R[eginald] St.

Johnston, Published by The Times book co., al from the University of. Fiji Luxury Private Island Resort in the pristine Lau group. Organic Island with 3 all-inclusive villas on acres. Private beaches, new state of the art Fitness and Wellness Center with meter lap pool and organic Golf Course.

Fiji Luxury Private Island Resort in the pristine Lau group. Organic Island with 3 all-inclusive villas on acres. Publication Information The main body of the Publication Information page contains all the metadata that HRAF holds for that document.

Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records St. Johnston, T. Title: The Lau Islands (Fiji) and their fairy tales and folk-lore Published By: Original publisher London: The Times Book Co., Ltd.

ill., maps. The Bay Islands are part of the remote northern Lau Islands which lie about miles from Fiji’s mainland and near the international date line. Interesting factoid: The international date line isn’t straight because it was made to sort of wiggle around the Fijian Islands so they would all be on the same side.

Islands with good anchorages Vanua Balavu. Largest island group in Lau, has 5 wide passes into a lagoon 15 miles by 15 miles. With many islands inside the lagoon, and many excellent anchorages, for example, great calm anchorages can be found in the fjord like harbor at Nabavatu and in the stunning Bay of Islands.

From Wikipedia: The Lau Islands (also called the Lau Group, the Eastern Group, the Eastern Archipelago) of Fiji are situated in the southern Pacific Ocean, just east of the Koro Sea.

Of this chain of about one hundred islands and islets, about thirty are inhabited. The Lau. I'm planning to visit Fiji this year but I would like to visit only the Lau islands there do not seems to have any resort on these islands and that's what I'm looking for exactly.

I would like to camp on these islands during my whole trip, as what I have read on internet it seems that I will need a permit to access these islands. The Lau Island Group consists of 57 islets, of which only 30 are inhabited and if you enjoy getting off the beaten track these islands are for you, with no public transport or restaurants to be found.

The Kadavu Group is made up of four main islands, of which Kadavu is the largest. Lau Islands is an archipelago of about small islands in eastern Fiji. Discover Laucala Island.

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Fiji is an archipelago that covers a total area of approximatelysquare kilometers, although. Naitauba Island (Adi Da Samrajashram) is a pristine island in Northern Lau, Fiji. It is the Hermitage Sanctuary of Avatar Adi Da Samraj, spiritually empowered by Him as the primary place from which His Blessing flows perpetually to the Da lived on Naitauba for 25 years, imbuing it with His sacred Blessing, and working to establish the island as a unique esoteric spiritual and.

Referred to as 'the very heart of the Yasawas', the majestic Sawa-I-Lau Caves are one of the 'must-do' activities for travellers visiting Fiji's spectacular Blue Lagoon. The ancient limestone formations, carved by constant wave action, are hidden within an attractive little island in the northern Yasawas.

Over 20 islands are situated in an 80km chain off the north-west coast of the main island of Viti Levu and the islands are separated by spectacular cruising passages. The whole island chain is a cruising paradise with a new island, lagoon, reef or headland to explore every morning and afternoon.

Vatuvara Private Islands (VPI) offers conscientious luxury to the discerning traveler, with an exclusive experience in the Northern Lau Group of Fiji – described by Forbes Magazine as “one of the world's most beautiful places.” Kaibu Island is home to the Vatuvara Private Islands Resort, with three all-inclusive private Villas on acres.

The Lau group of islands is a place not seen by many tourists due to its remoteness and is one of the most beautiful places in Fiji. There are only three islands that can accommodate tourists which is on Vanuabalavu, Lakeba and Vatuvara Island.

Many yachts and super yachts like to hang out here. About the Lau Group General Information About the Lau Group. The Lau Group, made up of a few small islands in Fiji's Far East, offer a glimpse of Fiji often not seen by tourists. Mostly undeveloped, life here is simple and somewhat wild – there are no restaurants or hotels, and only two islands.

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About a third of the islands are inhabited. The main islands are divided into three sub-groups: Northern Lau Islands; Southern Lau Islands; Moala Islands; Cities. Tubou - the capital, the most important of eight villages on the island of Lakeba, one of the Southern Lau.

The Lau Islands (also called the Lau Group, the Eastern Group, the Eastern Archipelago) of Fiji are situated in the southern Pacific Ocean, just east of the Koro this chain of about one hundred islands and islets, about thirty are inhabited.

The Lau Group. Later, Captain James Cook outlined the Polynesian island of Tonga and Fiji in his expedition during the mid ’s. Europeans named Tonga as the “friendly islands” and as a result, Christian missionaries poured in to Fiji from Tonga in a mission of converting the “heatherns” to .Got limited time in Fiji and want to experience a taste of the Mamanuca & Yasawa Islands with the Ultimate Snorkel with the Sharks Encounter included, then this is the package for you!

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