"Gimme Samoa" May 14th 2012 Before floating off to Honolulu and home, our cruise took us to Fiji, Western Samoa, and American Samoa. Here are a few thumbnails on these islands. There isn't room to tell you everything we did, so some of the story will be told in the captions under the pictures at the bottom of the page. I end with a few observations about globalization and travel. Happy reading.
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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
I've been a traveler all my life. In China for the month of March, teaching a course in public speaking at Zhejiang Sci-Tech University. I write a weekly column for examiner.com, and my articles regularly appear in print in the Denver Post's weekly supplement, YourHub.... full info