Fiji 2014: Spreading Like Wildfire

Every good adventure needs a little adrenaline. For us, this adrenaline fix came on the second day of planting on Malake in the form of a raging brush fire on an intensely windy day. On a severely deforested hillside with dry grasses blowing in the wind, this hot fire was truly a threat: to the…

It Is a Small World, After All!

[v_video _Pgp_1m2BDM] We sat in a circle with the village elders and the chief. As the only foreigners in the circle we were greeted by smiles and reverent nods. A quiet “bula” was spoken and we sat. No rush. Just a moment to sit and breathe. A small package of kava root wrapped in paper and…