The Savaiian Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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The sun fills the sky, and like the flick of a switch, the lagoon illuminates for another day. I walk to the Jetover Hotel, to pick up my rental vehicle. The young girl at reception, Lani, asks if I have my Samoan licence... "No, sorry.. I have my Australian one", I tell her. She is hesitant and says, "you will get in trouble by the police if you get pulled over..... But it's Sunday, the police don't work on Sunday", she smiles and I'm good to go... Until my vehicle is deemed as "not ...
Despite roosters crowing from the early am onwards, twas the best nights sleep I'd had in Samoa. A sea shell horn is blown, signalling breakfast is ready... (To me, this horn is just another alarm I can't press snooze on). I spent the next few hours circumnavigating the entire island, taking photos and soaking in the glorious sunshine. It's a small island. The saying, "good things come in small packages" reigns true for Manono. Both couples and I are leaving Manono ...
... liaison on the island) was sitting on a special chair that had a metal rod with a serrated end pertruding from the middle. This serrated end is used to scrape the flesh out the coconut. Being a hands on kind of gal, I sat on the other chair across from Apa to help scrape out some coconuts... And, the palm of my hand. #shredtilibled. The massive bowl of coconut shavings were then rung out, to extract the coconut milk. A pinch of salt and an onion were added before wrapping ...
... with no toenail and my flesh exposed. It’s good to have friends who offer to carry your bags. Helps a lot! I spent hours and hours out spear fishing, such an epic spot Regina. Caught a big sized meloele. Bear hugged it and swam to the shore on my back. Was lucky the big guy released itself from the spare as soon as I let it go on the beach - I had previously learnt that lesson! I left the fish slapping at the kitchen bench of the accommodation of where I was staying and ...
Today we had another early start as our ferry to Savai'i left at 8am. Ita had arranged with the hotel to have a take away breakfast ready at reception for us at 6:30. It was only a ten minute drive to the ferry from the hotel so I'm not sure why we had to leave so early, especially as the tickets were pre booked and paid.
The trip across to Savai'i takes an hour and the water was perfectly ...