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... which included a visit to Robert Louis Stevenson's house - which Brian found fascinating because he is reading his book Catriona at the moment. On the whole both Samoan islands were delightful and the people here couldn't be more friendly. Fiji (our next port of call) has a lot to live up ...
What would turn out to be the longest day of our lives had to start with watching the sunrise. Unlike in Tonga, the sunrise here was at the far more reasonable hour of 6.30am but still managed to generate a fair amount of reluctance from yours truly to drag myself out of bed to join Helen who had already made her way along the beach to find the best available spot. Unfortunately, this time we also encountered the impregnable obstacle of cloud cover and so were largely forced ...
After another couple of days at sea we arrived at Pago Pago American Samoa. The Island is called Tutuila, very similar to Moorea, a volcanic Island. It's the only American territory in the Southern Hemisphere. Mount Pioa or as it is called the Rainmaker Mountain is often covered in cloud and they say rain will fall when it is. We walked off to the ship to the usual market stalls set up on the quayside ...
... through the
tuna factories which made Emmys’ cat food smell good.
Tisa’s was great. A fantastic bar built of mostly
drift wood and right on the beach and a real island feel. The water was crystal
After heaps of beers (check out the photo) we had
lunch which was great. Freshly caught fish with breadfruit chips served on a
palm leaf plate which a guy produced during the day.
It was fairly packed with ship people, ...
The Samoan Island chain lie about 2300 miles west of Honolulu and since 1899 the chain has been divided into Western and American Samoa (aka Eastern). Consisting of six islands with a total land mass of 77 square miles. American Samoa is an unincorporated territory under US sovereignty and the only American territory in the Southern Hemisphere. Our stop was in Pago Pago (pronounced Pango Pango), the capital of American Samoa and located on the main island of Tutulia. In mid ...