Hotel Elisa

Beach Road, Apia, Upolu, Samoa Western | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Apia

DAY 2 19/5 Mon – Apia

A travel blog entry by wwpjstevenson

5

... soon are aware of how important church is here. Gongs ring every night at 1745, 1800 and 1815 arranged to let people know the time and that church beckons. Wardens in smart attire, seem to hang around the roadside at that time to make sure the locals get the message. Sunday is of course a complete write off in that department – as we know from Michael Jones.

ROAD
Secondly is that the road is a people's way and speed ...

An Unexpected Treat

A travel blog entry by gatogo

7
12

... fales were set-up to showcase the wonderful wood carvings, tapa making, and even traditional Samoan cooking in underground ovens or umu’s of coal embers and hot rocks. Our favorite fale to visit throughout the festival was the woodcarving. Men would sit cross-legged on growing piles of wood shavings throughout the day as they carved beautiful kava bowls or other ornate decorations. The group also was preparing a small hand carved ...

Western Samoa: men in skirts

A travel blog entry by beckerworldtrip

2
13

... we had a complimentary traditional Samoan lunch full of raw fish, octopus, taro root, taro leaves in coconut cream and a cooked pig.

One family who showed up on our second day was on the outer orbit of the normal traveling society, spinning quite peacefully in their own little crazy-***** world. The woman was northern Irish and the man was Dutch. They had moved to New Zealand and had twins at a time when any child born in New Zealand automatically got citizenship for them ...

Fia fia

A travel blog entry by apoc100

... necklaces who announced themselves by blowing conch shells and screaming at the top of their voices. They danced vigorously to an impressive percussion backing complete with a variety of different sized drums, and claves of different pitches. The male dancers spent most of the performance slapping their thighs, chest, hand and floor in time to the instrumental backing. How they didn’t appear red raw by the end of the dance was remarkable. The females then joined ...

Le Vasa Resort - our introduction to Samoa

A travel blog entry by djk_au

28

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The Le Vasa Resort was nice - we had our own 'fale' which was more like a cabin with a thatched roof. It was spacious and very comfortable. We could use kayaks to paddle around the bay or out towards the reef which lies a few hundred metres offshore. The resort had nice meals and they did a Samoan cultural show on the second night, with traditional dancing and an 'Umu' (Samoan feast with a pig). The staff there ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Beach Road, Apia, is near Robert Louis Stevenson Museum.
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