Tonga kings are exceptionally fat. Being fat is a status symbol, although the famous Tongan rugby players have achieved the ideal balance between weight and muscle. That’s why they are amongst the best players in the world.
The vegetable and flower market is a happy place in Nuku’alofa. Some locals prefer handmade bags instead of plastic ones for their shopping. The population stays close to nature. No McDonald’s here – one eats whatever the land produces.