Travel Blogs from Samoa

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Samoan Insect Dance, Manase Village, Savaii Island, Samoa travel blog

Samoan Insect Dance

A travel blog entry by jmo

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... Savaii island. And finally, a great big shout out to Mo (of Herkmo inc.) for encouraging us, no strongarming us, into including Samoa on our world tour. Great call. This place is a true gem (and cheap too!). Plus no hard feelings about the ...

Fa'a Samoa, Apia, Samoa travel blog

Fa'a Samoa

A travel blog entry by mmartinskerm

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... also, with great snorkeling right off the beach and some top quality travelers out to find somewhere off the beaten track. In summation Samoa was wicked, and I have not done it justice here, but am keen to get a travelpod out there. If you are ...

Elenka the Trickster, Apia, Samoa travel blog

Elenka the Trickster

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... 8211; we're all part of a trivia team called the Albertarians – took a cab across the island of 'Upolu, in Samoa to a nice little snorkel beach. The island is quite picturesque with many hilltop spots where you can stop and experience wonderful ...

Samoa Travelling, Manase, Samoa Western travel blog

Samoa Travelling

A travel blog entry by micromegas-2005

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now im dead not, Earth, Samoa travel blog

now im dead not

A travel blog entry by thy.madi

me and lala flew off the eiffel tower and we went to samoa. in samoa i ate aa grasshopper. the i was about to eat a cricket but then he jumped and clawed out my eyes. now im blind. then lala fixed them but he accidently made me have excellent smell and no ...

First week in country this year, Apia, Samoa travel blog

First week in country this year

A travel blog entry by ryan

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... . He has graduated from the local university and now works on the top (5th) floor of the government building doing work on Samoa's Economic Plan. His degree is in Commerce. I purposely missed my bus Saturday, and headed to the beach with some friends ...

Escape, Apia, Samoa Western travel blog

Escape

A travel blog entry by dtoole

... ever really get away when you are a foreigner living here? The answer: No. Somehow they know. They always know. In my case, Samoa is too small for them not too. Plus, my friend had been there before and they knew already. No matter where you ...

It is true: My take on an unusual situation, Apia, Samoa Western travel blog

It is true: My take on an unusual situation

A travel blog entry by dtoole

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... when they introduced me to the concept of cross-dressing Samoan style. They had heard through a friend who had once visited Samoa that there is a culturally acceptable version of cross-dressing. Well, this is in fact true. The Samoan word for these ...

A week in the sun is more than enough fun!, Apia, Samoa travel blog

A week in the sun is more than enough fun!

A travel blog entry by kwant

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... from New Zealand, we arrived in Samoa in a torrential downpour! The plan from the outset was that we would arrive in Samoa, exhausted from travelling frenzy with 3 weeks to chill, sunbathe and snorkel getting home in idyllic calm. The actual outworking ...

Samoa, Apia, Samoa travel blog

Samoa

A travel blog entry by tomandamanda

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Tin Can Island, Niuafo'ou (Tin Can Island), American Samoa travel blog

Tin Can Island

A travel blog entry by foxycruiser

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We are enroute to Pago Pago now and will arrive tomorrow morning, Sept. 18th. On the morning of Sept. 20, we will be dropping off the ship's mail by way of an old tradition of putting it in a tin can and passing it to a local boat. Originally, the mail ...

Arrive in Samoa, Apia, Samoa travel blog

Arrive in Samoa

A travel blog entry by katiebays

After a long couple of flights (managing to sleep a bit on the second), we finally touched down in Samoa. Outside I could see palm trees and ocean. As soon as we were off the plane I could feel the warmth and humidity. Chris spotted his parents straight ...

Samoa Stopover, Samoa, Samoa travel blog

Samoa Stopover

A travel blog entry by ivorandkate

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Discovering Aggies & new friends, Apia, Samoa Western travel blog

Discovering Aggies & new friends

A travel blog entry by tony-helen

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TIPS FOR TRAVELLERS Use Aggie Grey hotel to book trips. Easy and they come to hotels to collect you OUR BLOG Up and out walking again. We both need the exercise. Huge storm last night with crashing thunder and torrential rain……we heard ...

Upolu, Upolu, Samoa travel blog

Upolu

A travel blog entry by schwate

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... (das erstemal im Pazifik schwimmen in Samoa) und die Gegend ist nicht mehr ganz so besiedelt wie die Gegend um Apia. Samoa macht denoch einen recht besiedelten Eindruck, Dorf reiht sich an Dorf. Samoaner sind ausserdem recht glaeubig, jedes Dorf hat ...

The past 12 days in the village have proven ..., Apia, Samoa Western travel blog

The past 12 days in the village have proven ...

A travel blog entry by ryan

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... down the main road in the village, or going to the beach. Sometimes we sit outside the village store on the grave. In Samoa it is respectful to sit on the graves of the deceased, which are usually situated in front of every fale (house). Today was ...

Preparing for re-entry, Apia, Samoa travel blog

Preparing for re-entry

A travel blog entry by beckerworldtrip

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... more than just chickens and fish. This place put me into a southern Baptist church for a while, and I realized how much soul Samoa can have. We liked this place the moment we pulled in and we loved it when we pulled out. The staff ...

Samoa, Apia, Samoa travel blog

Samoa

A travel blog entry by tristan_g

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Exploring Southern Samoa, Apia, Samoa Western travel blog

Exploring Southern Samoa

A travel blog entry by tony-helen

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TIPS FOR TRAVELLERS Always ask hotel staff to negotiate a taxi and driver for the whole trip, including waiting for you at places, even if for 2/3 hours. They get an agreed price for the day. However when you arrange this the taxi driver may not be that ...

Secret defenses of Samoa, Vailoa, Samoa Western travel blog

Secret defenses of Samoa

A travel blog entry by rayandjan

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Those of you who know Ray know that he is very involved with Civil War re-enacting.  This is a special report that he produced for the Battery Rag of Battery G Northern Illinois Light Artillery.  Though Ray had to give up his commission as ...

Time for a Holiday, Apia, Samoa travel blog

Time for a Holiday

A travel blog entry by shewtp

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... for six months had taken its toll and we were in need of a holiday. So we took a week at Coconuts Beach Resort & Spa in Samoa. It was pretty much what you might expect: a week of lazing by the pool, where the most energetic thing we did all day was ...

Sunrise to Sunset in Ofu, Ofu, American Samoa travel blog

Sunrise to Sunset in Ofu

A travel blog entry by tomandamanda

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[Just as daylight was creeping up on the small island of Ofu, I stirred myself from my bed.  I wanted to catch the sunrise.  I mounted one of the bikes the lodge let us use, and headed off towards the beach.  The dogs bolted out of the ...

We made it, Apia, Samoa Western travel blog

We made it

A travel blog entry by rayandjan

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We have finally reached our objective-Apia, Samoa. We arrived at about 5:30 in the morning just as the sun was coming up. We were met by a party of Peace Corps volunteers with flowers, along with a traditional Samoan band, then we were packed off in ...

One year down, Vailoa, Samoa Western travel blog

One year down

A travel blog entry by rayandjan

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We have completed our first year in Samoa.  I think we have made it past the one year slump when people seem to get depressed and wonder how they will ever make it to the end.  Don't know if we will make it all the way to August 2008 but it does ...

Down in the South Pacific, Samoa Western, Samoa travel blog

Down in the South Pacific

A travel blog entry by gfiveg

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... all...and when you have six people in the line up, with breathtaking scenery...life just doesn't get much better. Religion in Samoa respectfully runs deep within the residents of the various villages...so much so that on Sundays, surfing is not allowed. ...

Viimane päev Samoal., Coconut Resort, Samoa travel blog

Viimane päev Samoal.

A travel blog entry by anneristo

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See hommik oli tõeliselt vihmane ja tormine. Korraks tekkis meil isegi kahtlus, et kas praamid ikka liiguvad ning kas me jõuame õhtuks tagasi peasaarele, et sealt lennukile minna. Võtsime hommikusöögi, milles oli ohtralt puuvilju. Leidsime, et ...

Wish List, Apia, Samoa Western travel blog

Wish List

A travel blog entry by dtoole

Well, everyone has been fantastic in sending me care packages. I can't tell you how much they mean. It is a great surprise. If I haven't emailed you about receiving one, I haven't received it yet. Sometimes they take a pretty long time. I will be on ...

the diversity of this simple clothing accessory!, IN THE BUFF, Samoa travel blog

the diversity of this simple clothing accessory!

A travel blog entry by kwant

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Having purchased and lost a Buff from south africa to south east asia, its loss was so noticed that a new one was bought in New Zealand- what is a Buff i hear you cry? Its a simple elasticated tube of cloth which can be used in a multitude of ways. its ...

Last phase of our pacific islands, Apia, Samoa Western travel blog

Last phase of our pacific islands

A travel blog entry by vicky.mcneil

... slats off her bed and but the mattress through the frame, it looked like she was sleeping in a giant cot! Wednesday 16th July Savi'i Samoa We got a taxi to the bus station the morning and rode to the wharf to catch the ferry to Savi'i. The bus was ...

It's been a few days since my last entry ..., Apia, Samoa Western travel blog

It's been a few days since my last entry ...

A travel blog entry by ryan

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It's been a few days since my last entry, and I have so much to share this time around. For starters, our group is down to 11, and I am the only guy now. We lost Mark and Brian to a policy violation. The way in which the matter was handled did not ...

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