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  • Levuka, often referred to as Fiji's Wild West, was once a rowdy town of sailors, whalers, importers, merchants, drunks and vagabonds. width:640;;height:451
  • The town is tickled to have visitors come and stay a while. width:338;;height:480
  • Sacred Heart Parish, right in the middle of town,  is the most striking church in Levuka. The town is backed by dramatic, jagged mountain peaks, the remains of an extinct volcano. width:579;;height:480
  • Levuka lies right, smack along the sea on Ovalau Island's eastern shores. width:640;;height:355
  • Many historic buildings have been beautifully restored. width:640;;height:461
  • Each shop adds its charming presence to Beach Street. width:594;;height:480
  • Levuka's first and only bank. Now complete with ATM! width:621;;height:480
  • Mr. Morris and Mr. Hedstrom were two of Levuka's earliest merchants. width:640;;height:477
  • Other buildings are in much need of restoration. width:640;;height:422
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  • Levuka's back lanes are lined by quaint white picket fences and coconut palms. width:640;;height:480
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  • The grand Marist Convent School lies back against Levuka's majestic and protective mountain  range. width:640;;height:462
  • Front entrance to Marist Convent School. width:360;;height:480
  • Levuka Police Station rests in the back lanes. width:344;;height:480
  • ...as does Town Hall. width:325;;height:480
  • ...and the old gentelman's club. width:636;;height:480
  • Famous Royal Hotel is Fiji's oldest hotel, run by the Ashley family for over three generations, and still going strong. width:640;;height:480
  • Royal Hotel's welcoming main lobby is a great place to hang out absorbing the colonial ambiance. width:640;;height:480
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  • Levuka public school - How's this for a school setting? width:591;;height:480
  • Many cute wood houses line the back roads. width:640;;height:480
  • Notice that the police station was established 46 years AFTER the town was created. width:603;;height:480
  • Back view of Sacred Heart Parish. width:640;;height:480
  • A disused bathtub put to creative use in one of Levuka's back lanes. width:640;;height:480
  • What a declaration! width:640;;height:480
  • ...it seems the hospital might have more pressing issues than cigarette smoking, yes? width:640;;height:387
  • At least they have a modern - and adorable - ambulance. width:640;;height:480
  • Church of the Holy Redeemer. width:640;;height:480
  • Navoka Methodist Church. width:640;;height:480
  • Methodist Church in Fiji's Eli Peceli Hall. width:640;;height:480
  • Another attractive wooden building along Beach Street. width:640;;height:436
  • Locals sell fresh vegetables and fruits along Beach Street most days. width:640;;height:480
  • On the outskirst of town lies the original British goverment building, lined by a white picket fence. width:640;;height:396
  • More colorfully restored colonial shops on Beach Street. width:640;;height:480
  • Great view of Levuka's stunning setting at sea and mountains. width:640;;height:385
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