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... beautiful lagoons. Kids are playing in the shallows are laughing at the hot tourist.
Apparently, most here are quite poor, even on the main island I believe $2 tala is minimum wage per hour (1 NZD).
The open sea is not far away.The tsunami legacy is here on the beach and a hull wreck lies ripped in half. Some islanders were killed.
I was guzzling heaps of water but felt the heat. It seemed odd that beach access was not offered for swimming to us ...
... much more special than this as we were on our own island with no one else, a great place to ask her to marry me. It was really special and glad I chose to ask her there. Just glad she said yes as it would have been really awkward if being
on the island by ourselves if she said no! Her saying yes has been the highlight of my trip!
Enough soppy stuff now.
After the excitement of being engaged we got off the Island and had ...
... what the locals do on a Sunday...grilling food on the beach, swimming in crystal clear water, drinking freshly opened coconuts...with vodka added of course...and lots and lots of beer!
Shannon's Father enlightened me with information and great stories about many of the places that were on my upcoming itinerary....I could have picked his brains for days and I look forward to being his age and passing my wisdom of travel on to the next generation, as he did ...
... that the women in the village talk too much. Some one had called the police on the phone to tell them the girl was swimming out to the yacht.
Back at Grandmothers house a siapo had been put on the floor the size of a queen size bed. It was old and thin in places with holes in it and in truth it was probably belonged into a museum but it was not what we had had in mind at all. Sitting cross-legged on the floor we looked at ...
... for a while they always come back to their village. Samoans living overseas will support their families back home. We made reservations for dinner and talked about hiring a car to go for an island tour next Saturday.
Unfortunately we picked the only rainy day in the entire week for our island tour. We were going to take one of the colorful busses to the rental car place but it turned up being delivered for a 70 tala fee each way. There went our ...