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Travel to Fiji

travel to fijiIt is believed that the first inhabitants of the island came from Southeast Asia long before the Europeans in the seventeenth century discovered. Despite the beauty of its shores was not until two centuries later when starting definitively established here frequent trips Fiji by the aristocratic classes more adventurous.

These were the times that were formed as colonies of the British Empire until 1970, Queen Elizabeth II granted independence. However she was reigning there indirectly, a situation that changed in 1987 when a coup established a republic which has now been replaced by democratic normality.

In Fiji travel can be seen as the natives have managed to retain many of the traditional art forms including some popular folklore customs. Even the Christian missions, so destructive to colonized cultures have been able to eliminate many of the aspects of this cultural village, at the same time has adapted to the demands of tourism.

Travelers find here endless activities and attractions between what stands are those practiced outdoors as is the case of snorkeling, diving, windsurfing, rafting or sailing.

Especially in the first two cases, what they do is more popular coral reef environment is offering to its shores for the fans of this sport one of the most beautiful seascapes in the world.

However, surfing, a sport rife among those who love water sports, is rare here as these coral reefs are rare cause the breakers suitable for surfing. Still, there are some highlights in the islands centers Mamanucas where good waves and where are the sports fans.

Vacation to Lombok

Lombok is an island of Indonesia bathed by the waters of the Bali Sea and the Indian Ocean, adjacent to the famous island of Bali, Lombok is a relaxing Indonesian Vacation destination for those looking to enjoy a few days of rest in the most famous island of Nusa Tenggara. The most famous hotel zone Lombok Senggigi is located near the airport and a few kilometers from Mataram, the capital of the island. Although it is said to be built an international airport on the island, by the time the flights arriving at Lombok are only domestic.

To get to Lombok from Bali you can with a domestic flight from Denpasar airport to Mataram (about 25 minutes) but also with fast ferry service and ferry normal (up to 5 hours drive).

In Lombok can enjoy both beaches, ideal for snorkeling, diving and water sports, including its interior, with tropical landscaping and a nature to explore. Very near Lombok also can visit the Gili Islands, which are becoming a tourist destination in itself. In Gili islands but no cars white sand beaches and turquoise waters. Furthermore, these beaches flora and fauna has been preserved as one of the best places for diving.

lombok beach

In Lombok can enjoy both beaches, ideal for snorkeling, diving and water sports, including its interior, with tropical landscaping and a nature to explore. Very near Lombok also can visit the Gili Islands, which are becoming a tourist destination in itself. In Gili islands but no cars white sand beaches and turquoise waters. Furthermore, these beaches flora and fauna has been preserved as one of the best places for diving.