Hotel Elisa

Beach Road, Apia, Upolu, Samoa Western | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $29.00
 

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.

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

Portland, Oregon

A travel blog entry by katemoloney88

14

... portland; Bonneville dam. Built during the Great Depression, is a large hydro power station. It started off with 2 generators and then expanded to 8 generators in the 1940's. it was heavily guarded during the world war years as the power generated was used to build fighter planes for the war. Pedal bike tours. We took the 5 hour, 9 mile plus hiking, Columbia gorge tour. We saw 6 waterfalls and met some awesome people, all Americans. There are no foreign tourists in these areas. We ...

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 ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Beach Road, Apia, is near Robert Louis Stevenson Museum.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good