This seductive chain of South Pacific islands offers a world of mystery, surprise, and spectacular scenery.
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Meals typically begin with a traditional kava (the ground root of a pepper tree) ceremony, the centerpiece of which is a mouth-numbing beverage said to induce relaxation. Just-pulled-from-the-water whitefish, spinach pie, tapioca, and fruit juice are also common staples. Fresh fruit produce is abundant throughout Fiji.