||Visitors to Fiji should bring a light
tropical wardrobe. Bathing suits, shorts, T-shirts
and as they will soon discover "sulus" (known also
throughout the Pacific as pareau, lavalava or sarong)
are a must for both men and women. The wrap-around "sulu" is
Fijis most distinctive and versatile form of dress.
It is women who obtain the most benefit from the "sulu".
There are at least ten different ways in which
it can be used, even for evening wear. Ask your
resort staff for hints on tying and wearing your "sulu".
||Visitors are asked to be careful not to
offend local sensibilities. Wearing bikinis and
ultra-brief, swimming costumes is fine at the resort
but not when visiting villages or shopping in town.
At such times it is easy to take a sulu to use
as a wrap-around so no offence is caused. Both
men and women should be careful to respect local
HOW TO TIE SULUS