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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 ...
Well having spent 5 days at sea I am ready to set foot on dry land! Yesterday we crossed the equator- there was a fun ceremony on deck but it was too popular because we couldn't get near enough to watch. We all got a certificate though for the crossing. The weather is getting very hot and humid and when we get to Pago Pago we have been advised that we need mosquito repellant. Apparently the place is pronounced Pango Pango for those of you like me who have never heard of ...
... a flux capacitor, take us back in time. The half an hour flight between the two traverses the dateline and therefore, leaving on Thursday morning, we would arrive more than 24 hours before we left, on Wednesday morning. It should come as no surprise that my increased excitement levels facilitated a tedious amount of 'Back to the Future" quotes which Helen tried her best to humour/ignore. The plane itself was almost certainly the same size as the one we had jumped out of in ...
Friday we arrived at Pago Pago, American Samoa. Eight
of us from the Back Bar (Lee-Anne & Mal, Dawn & Graham, Chris & Rob
and us) decided to get two taxis and head to Tisa’s’ Barefoot Bar for a lunch
and a few drinks.
It was a big day! Plus, an early day for Place – we headed
out before 10 am.
The taxi ride was good, took us half way around the
island along the coast which was really pretty, apart ...
... classify every day as to whether it is a good tuna day or a bad tuna day – this isn’t related to how good the catch is, but how much the canneries smell. The last time we were here, we didn’t really notice the canneries. Thankfully, today was once again a good tuna day and we weren’t hit by the fishy stench until we were driving right past them. Ick! While there were a couple of new sights seen, there were a couple of repeat experiences from the last time ...