Samoa

Country number:
115
Territory number:
129
"As the traveller who has once been from home is wiser than he who has never left his own doorstep, so a knowledge of one other culture should sharpen our ability to scrutinize more steadily, to appreciate more lovingly, our own."
Margaret Mead, Coming of Age in Samoa

Tales from Samoa

Samoa - Coming of Age Country - The Big Trip 5

The views in Samoa are worth it, past more charcoal dots in the ocean, (yes turquoise sea again) swathes of palms, beautiful curving white...
The views in Samoa are worth it, past more charcoal dots in the ocean, (yes turquoise sea again) swathes of palms, beautiful curving white beach. A few tiny iridescent blue butterflies, the odd large pink patterned top shell, skinks skittering (I know I've used the verb before but how else can you describe skinks?) And no human encounters of any kind. At the end an exquisite miniature lagoon complete with volcanic arches and blowholes, demanding that I splash about in it.
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