Diwali and the Melbourne Cup

It was the Diwali holiday while we were in Fiji, meaning that everyone has a long weekend.  It’s a time for fireworks, so every evening there are random fireworks set off unpredictably all around the place!

img_8359aWe went into Nadi, where there are “Happy Diwali” signs and “Diwali sales” in some of the shops.    However, there wasn’t a lot of opportunity for “retail therapy” and nowhere that appealed for a cup of coffee, so we took the $1 shuttle bus back to our accommodation.    The shuttle bus is fine, but we were treated to a tour of the whole of Denarau on the way!

Then it was time to watch the Melbourne Cup, which creates a lot of interest here.  Well done Lloyd Williams and Almandin.

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One thought on “Diwali and the Melbourne Cup

  1. Good old Lloyd! And certainly looking his age, which is about mine. Needs to polish the brevity button on his speech-making kit, but I will the never criticize the chap who made legal life interesting.


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