The Other Samoa August 20th 2008 I know you’ve all heard our exciting news by now, but I can’t write a Pacific-life blog and not include the story of a very Pacific engagement. I think we bombarded most of your inboxes with an account of the proposal already, but we omitted most of the rest of the wonderful trip to American Samoa, so I should add that in here.
It was a surprise anniversary trip that Ed had planned, and ... read more
Oceania » Samoa » Tutuila 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
Obviously a year in Fiji wasn't enough, so we're now heading off on our next Pacific adventure, to Samoa! Here's looking forward to more sun, coconut palms and Island Time, and less dalo, centipedes and military coups. ... full info