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Living with The Firewalkers of Fiji

Fiji Time Explained

Fiji Time Explained

Fun. blared over the restaurant stereo. Motivated surfers paddled out to the reef break to catch morning waves. Other backpackers yawned over their morning coffee, hiding their hangovers behind their sunglasses. As for me, I was on a mission. I’d finally said goodbye to my Fijian family and made my way down the Coral Coast. I READ MORE

When The Villagers Went Missing
Living with The Firewalkers of Fiji

When The Villagers Went Missing

The boat engine revved, pushing us with great difficulty over the waves and choppy current. D’Tui sat in Ro Mereani’s lap. Sala and I squealed, huddled together on the floor as we hit each wave with a loud thwack. Water poured over the metal siding, filling the bottom of the boat with a thin layer

Don’t Name The Pigs
Living with The Firewalkers of Fiji

Don’t Name The Pigs

Sala offered to take me down to the village pig pens. I happily obliged, loving any chance to play with animals. “Each family has a pen,” she explained as we greeted the oinkers. “The pens are on stilts so they don’t get wet at high-tide.”

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About Me

Hey fellow adventurers, my name is Hilary! After being rejected from grad school, I took off on a solo journey around the world. Now I constantly challenge myself to take on new experiences. This blog documents my journeys from Europe to Fiji, swimming with sharks and living with tribes, to becoming an accidental beauty queen and working for one of the top national media outlets. If you like what you're reading, please subscribe! Here's to the next great adventure!

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