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Welcoming Ceremony on the Pier  
   

Welcoming Ceremony on the Pier

Saturday April 13th – Western Samoa

April 13th 2019
Hello from Apia, the capitol of Samoa – also known as Western Samoa. We arrived this morning about 9:30. That gave us time to sleep in a little and still have a nice breakfast before the ship arrived. David was able to go out on deck to take a few pictures as we arrived in port. There is a local tradition of having some native dancers on the pier to welcome ships as they arrive, and we had a goo ... read more
Oceania » Samoa » Upolu » Apia

Samoan Flag 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
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