A couple more traditional seascapes from Fiji.
Sorry if you came here looking for photographs of palm trees and coconuts. I’ve just spent the Christmas/New Year break on Tokoriki Island in Fiji. Strolling along the beach one evening, I thought I’d get in for a closer look at the ocean meeting the sand.
In 1908, a labourer shovelling sand off the railway tracks from Luderitz discovered some interesting looking stones in the sand. Turns out they were diamonds, and pretty soon mining claims were established, and the town of Kolmanskop was born. By 1912, the area was producing over 10 per cent of the world’s total diamonds, and […]