Fiji Time: 9:44 PM on Wednesday 27 July

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Warm smiles entice elderly couple back to our shores

Siteri Sauvakacolo
Sunday, February 23, 2014

IF there was something that made Percy and Rosemary Sturt return to Fiji, it was the smiles and their love of the Fijian people.

The Australian couple first came last year on board the Sea Princess and since then they have made an effort to return.

Yesterday, they were among thousands of others who came on board the cruise ship which berthed at the Kings Wharf in Suva.

Mr Sturt, 89, said after their first visit, they vowed to return this year.

"It's is a very lovely place with lovely people and it has always been a pleasure to be here in Fiji, especially on board a cruise ship," he said.

"We enjoy the company of the local people and the smiling faces which greeted us early in the morning when we disembarked from the boat.

"The weather has been wonderful, a lovely cruise, wonderful and calm seas from the Gold Coast. We're looking forward to coming here again."

Mr Sturt said other passengers on board the cruise liner also fell in love with Fiji and they hoped to return soon.








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 0.64280.6238
JPY 51.642848.6428
GBP 0.36980.3618
EUR 0.44320.4312
NZD 0.69720.6642
AUD 0.65220.6272
USD 0.48920.4722

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 27th July 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Probe as student jumps off building
  2. 7s team settles well in Chile
  3. Mum rises above limits
  4. Tuisova sets rugby target
  5. Tears of joy for Daveuwa
  6. Mission Rio 2016
  7. Sugar Bills
  8. Harvest contract plea
  9. Impartiality plea for cane industry
  10. Bolalevu: Hydro station work ongoing

Top Stories this Week

  1. Sami's best try Saturday (23 Jul)
  2. Radio announcer in court Saturday (23 Jul)
  3. Tourist fined $400 for apples Tuesday (26 Jul)
  4. Fitter and faster Tuesday (26 Jul)
  5. Black money Monday (25 Jul)
  6. 7s special Thursday (21 Jul)
  7. Allegiance switch Sunday (24 Jul)
  8. Student jumps from school building Tuesday (26 Jul)
  9. Reaction from 7s players Monday (25 Jul)
  10. Alleged rape victim out of hospital Monday (25 Jul)