American Samoa and Fiji October 14th 2010 2,200 miles of sea from Hawaii and we made it. American Samoa (as opposed to Western Somoa). We got off the ship in Pago Pago (pronounced Pango Pango) a town of around 4,000 people. Another Princess ship was in port. Between the two of us, about 5,000 people got off to visit a town of 4,000 all at the same time.
So we waited for our tour bus about 1.5 hours. I don't think the town has ever ... read more
Oceania » Samoa » American Samoa New Zealand occupied the German protectorate of Western Samoa at the outbreak of World War I in 1914. It continued to administer the islands as a mandate and then as a trust territory until 1962, when the islands became the first Polynesian nation to... ... read more