Rivers Fiji Upper Navua whitewater rafting
Adventure, photography

Whitewater Rafting in Fiji

Rivers Fiji is a company founded by a Californian who sought whitewater here about 25 years ago. When he scouted out the Upper Navua River, he asked a local chief (ratu) for permission to run his business in the area, and he sourced his employees from the village. Moses, our rafting guide when we did… Continue reading Whitewater Rafting in Fiji

Garden Buddha ATB
essay

Giving Up vs. Letting Go

Hello, dear readers. I've got some more food for thought for you. This time, I'd like to explore giving up versus letting go. During a recent conversation, I said aloud that I had "given up" on something (I won't trouble you with the details). After the words came out of my mouth, I realized that… Continue reading Giving Up vs. Letting Go

Aileen Torres Bennett Fiji
Adventure, Books, essay

Leaving a Little of Myself Behind in Fiji

Our time in Fiji is coming to a close. We've lived here for four years, and it's been a wild ride--at turns challenging, eye opening and enjoyable. I have grown in new ways; perhaps, most importantly, in my understanding of what matters--moment to moment and in the grand scheme of things. As we prepare for… Continue reading Leaving a Little of Myself Behind in Fiji