Fiji Time: 8:18 AM on Friday 31 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Shopping and fine weather please first-time visitors

Mere Naleba
Friday, February 21, 2014

FIJI was among many destinations for tourists from Europe onboard the cruise liner MV Costa Deliziosa which berthed at the Kings Wharf in Suva yesterday.

The more than 1000 people on board the liner with origins from Italy paid a little over $40,000 to be part of the 100 day cruise around the world.

Before sailing to Fiji, the cruise liner visited the capital of American Samoa, Pagopago.

Norway nationals Herald Holgersen, 69, and his wife Randi who were travelling with their friends Inge Hansen, 67, and his wife Wenche Hansen, 66, took time away from the activities on the vessel to shop for souvenirs for their loved ones.

"The trip to Fiji took two days when we left Pagopago but because we were crossing the dateline it took us only one day," a smiling Mr Holgersen joked.

For the Holgersens and Hansens the trip to Fiji was their first and they were blessed with fine weather.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.61430.5953
JPY 59.305956.3059
GBP 0.30350.2955
EUR 0.43150.4195
NZD 0.71760.6846
AUD 0.65300.6280
USD 0.47620.4592

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 29th July 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Sex trafficking source
  2. Japan in the way
  3. SODELPA lashes out against land statement
  4. Fiji beat Japan to secure a spot in final
  5. Claims not true
  6. BAUXITE: Demand drops, 70,000 tonnes stockpile
  7. PM expresses sorrow at Natapei's death
  8. Medical training
  9. CORRECTION
  10. Unit books 210 people

Top Stories this Week

  1. Deaths haunt 15-year-old Monday (27 Jul)
  2. Nakasi rape suspect in court Sunday (26 Jul)
  3. Dad dies, kids worry Tuesday (28 Jul)
  4. Three dead Sunday (26 Jul)
  5. Distraught mum recalls promise Tuesday (28 Jul)
  6. Where's the money Friday (24 Jul)
  7. Truck sinks into town road Monday (27 Jul)
  8. Flying Fijians spoil Samoan celebrations Monday (27 Jul)
  9. Final goodbye Wednesday (29 Jul)
  10. Sex trafficking source Thursday (30 Jul)