The Sacred Turtles of Kadavu (A Fijian Legend)

The Sacred Turtles of Kadavu introduces us to a travel experience that acquaints us with a strange ritual on a Fijian island. It takes us far beyond our ordinary lives to the exploration of the real self of a land which is embedded in its customs, traditions and rituals. Read the legend.

Sample Questions from The Sacred Turtles of Kadavu

  1. Imagine that you are the curator of a renowned Museum of Arts, visited by thousands of tourists every year. Prepare an introductory speech welcoming the tourist to the museum.
  2. Prepare a write-up on a ritual/ practice in your locality, highlighting the plot, characters, local culture, social/historical aspects, the relevance of the ritual in the current scenario and its impact on society.
  3. Who do you think are really punished: the Nabukelevu fishermen or the two women from Namuana? Think of the situation in the present context of atrocities against women. Conduct a debate on the topic ‘Are women empowered in our society?’ Write arguments FOR and AGAINST the topic
  4. You have read the story of an unusual Fijian ritual. Can you think of similar rituals practised in your locality? Prepare a write-up on a ritual popular in your locality.
  5. Prepare a travel brochure of a place of your choice (a place of tourist importance in your locality or a tourist spot you visited recently).
  6. Prepare a Travel Info of a place of your choice.
  7. Imagine yourself to be a travel guide. A group of tourists visits one of the most popular tourist spots of your locality. How would you welcome them? Prepare the script of a speech you will make on the occasion, introducing the tourist spot to the visitors.
  8. You have decided to visit the island of Kadavu in Fiji and approach a travel agency to make arrangements. Write the conversation that may occur between you and the travel agent.

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