Kitano Tusitala Hotel

PO Box 101, Apia, Upolu, Samoa Western | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Apia

Arriving in Apia, Samoa

A travel blog entry by mithrandir


... of business hours on Monday officials dropped in to give us clearance until we were finally free to go where ever we pleased and no longer had to sneak by the security guard. I had subdued him with a NZ Boating magazine all weekend so he didn’t give me much trouble.
It was very hot in the marina and after a few days we asked Solomon, the harbormaster for permission to anchor out in the harbor. Interesting that you need permission to do that but we ...

Clinical Insights

A travel blog entry by carak

... in a 6 bed bay about as big as our 2-4 bed ones - the family have to provide linen and food. The bed costs $5 tala a day (about $2.30) and if you use any electricity there are extra costs.
Very limited resources, you can tell that their equipment (cannulas, iv fluids etc) is all the cheapest possible stuff you can get from China and prob only about 6 types of IVABs. Couldn't find any tape for my cannula but then got pointed to ...

Preparing for re-entry

A travel blog entry by beckerworldtrip


... right out front or down the beach on a spit of glowing white sand that stuck out into the blue current. We had a communal dinner each night. The first night was a barbecue with a rocking Samoan band made of residents from the local village. The band was led by an old, white-haired man who ran the show with sudden fits of extreme enthusiasm. And man, he could sing. A young guy beat on some tubes of bamboo of various diameters with hardwood sticks. The ...

I got ma rum and ma Red Bull

A travel blog entry by apoc100

... the art of the Samoan tattoo. This art is steeped in tradition and is of deep personal significance to a Samoan. The way the tattoo used to be traditionally applied can only be described as a brutal process, that I believe is still in use today. The tools used to insert the ink into the skin are of various sizes and shapes but look like miniature axes. These ...

An Empty Chair

A travel blog entry by apoc100

... this intellectual tute I needed to switch off so I ventured into Apia and finally bought myself a lava lava. In the evening we were coming home from dinner when a downpour ensued. This is when I discovered running in a lava lava is a mighty challenge mainly as stride length is restricted and because it keeps falling down. Furthermore I was wearing flip flops which slipped underneath my feet contributing to the vicious circle of slow running ...


This 4 star hotel, located on PO Box 101, Apia, is near Robert Louis Stevenson Museum.
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