Insel Fehmarn Hotel
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... seen enough of Apia by then. Fortunately we were able to cool off in a café with airco and a rather large plate of toasted club sandwiches before we started up the cross island road towards Mt Vaea.
Everything is green and very lush. Machette are the common tool. Clearing garden growth and roadsides is done by hand and you do not see farm machinery. Kids seem to be everywhere and school outfits very smart. Plenty of friendly ...
... have wanted to live there. The taxi took us right up to the front door and there was just one other couple besides us that went on the tour. The sweet Samoan girl showed us all the rooms and whilst mostly made up with reproduction furniture, there are some original pieces, including a set of Stevenson's first editions. The house is huge and I was amused to hear that the servants all wore the traditional Lava lava (like a skirt) in tartan. After the tour ...
... the guy replied in broken English
'ets cona hert, ets on ya foot'. She was a big girl and didn't cry the whole time, the end result looks really good.
After all this relaxing, drinking and eating over the last two weeks we went out to the village to visit my Grandma and try and help with the Umu. There was no way I could help, I just got in the way. The young guys she gets to help her are like machines and just bang this thing out ...
... colonialists remained and the entrepreneurial void was immediately filled by a trading company with the long winded name of ‘Deutsche Handels- und Plantagen Gesellschaft der Südsee-Inseln zu Hamburg (DHPG)’.
During the 1870 the four paramount Samoan families - equivalent to royal dynasties - became involved in a civil dispute between two kings, one in the east and one in the west contending for ...
... deck though) for a walk, then it’s off to breakfast. The balance of the morning is filled with either a lecture or reading on the deck with a swim thrown in here and there. Afternoons begin with Team Trivia where I have done no better than third, the competition being quite stiff. Then it’s back to the deck for more reading and people watching or maybe a movie. After dinner there is always entertainment.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsInsel Fehmarn Hotel Apia
We arrived about 2am in the morning the day before we were expected due to the dime difference. the room was damp and mouldy and the sheets were not clean. the Air Conditioning was very noisy. Staff very friendly but Hotel below standard . Not recommended.
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