An Island off the coast of Australia
Climate, Geography, Land
Fiji has a tropical climate. It is located off the coast of Australia in the Southwest Pacific, North of New Zealand. It is about the same size as Hawaii. It often has violent hurricanes around its volcanic, mountainous areas. It has abundant coral reefs, tropical forests in the Southeast, and in the Northwest it has grassy plains. Fiji is a humid island with temperatures ranging from 72 to 86 degrees Fahrenheit.
Fijians wear light and casual clothing that is VERY conservative. Women don't wear shorts or pants; just wrap around cloths called sulu vaka toga. They are starting to have western influenced clothing. Fijians eat and grow starchy roots (taro & Cassava). They eat leafy veggies, tropical fruits, seafood, beef, chicken and pork. For breakfast, they drink tea from tin bowls, rice, and leftovers from the night before. They eat lots of different curries. The religions include Christianity, Roman Catholic, Methodist, Hindu, Muslim, and Buddhist.
Fun Fact: women and girls eat after men and boys
The Fijians making handmade cloths to sell at the market.
Land and Housing
The Fijians live in huts around the tropical areas.
The Fijians grow bananas and sell them at the market.