Fiji is a country far from just about anywhere. But Lagalaga is far from just about anywhere even within Fiji. Indeed, most people even in Fiji would not have heard of this village. It is far away from anywhere; some 40 dusty miles from the nearest town of Labasa, on Vanua Levu, in Fiji. In 1970, that is where the road on the Eastern side of Labasa ended! The road actually ended at Lagalaga School.
Here in 1970; as a 8 year old in the my 4th grade, I was introduced to the United Nations by Master John Croes; my class teacher. As a young American, Master John chose Lagalaga School of all the places in Fiji or indeed the World that he could have selected to serve as a Peace Corps Volunteer.
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