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Village Tours

Fiji's insider take:

Fiji's cannibal roots caused Captain Bligh of The Bounty fame to swear he would never land there. The tribal system remains largely in tact (albeit in a much friendlier form). Though Commodore Frank Bainimarama's military government temporarily cut them out of government participate, the Great Council of Chiefs previously exerted a lot of influence over civil affairs. Also, the chiefs and villagers still own most of their lands, which they lease to the resorts. The villagers often provide staff for the resorts they lease land to, which contributes greatly to the feelings of goodwill between locals and resort owners. Most resorts offer village tours so guests can see what the local communities are building with the rental income. But don't expect anything more grand than schools and churches, infrastructure, and agriculture: people still live simply and maintain their traditional ways of life. Still, village tours are an excellent opportunity to see your impact as a tourist on the country and, in some cases, to buy traditional crafts directly from the makers.

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