PHOTO: Fiji’s Malolo Island
Australian mates Woody Jack and Navrin Fox couldn’t believe their luck when they stumbled across a pristine, untouched beach on Fiji’s Malolo island.
The surfers thought they’d found the perfect slice of paradise, so were quick to secure a 99-year lease for the beachfront property, with humble plans to build three eco-friendly bures on the land.
But their Fijian dream soon became a nightmare when Chinese developers moved in next door and – without warning – began bulldozing everything in sight, destroying the rainforest, reef and sandy beach to make way for a massive resort which was to include, of all things, Fiji’s only casino.
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