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October 2015

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To Upolu and Beyond

We had been told that Upolu would have a bit more hustle and bustle to it than Savai’i as the county’s capital city of Apia and Faleolo International Airport are both on the island. The ferry ride back to Upolu…

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Savai’i: the big island

It is a short 90 minute Ferry ride to the island of Savai’i, located north west of Upolu. The Samoa Shipping Corporation sails from Mulifanua Wharf in western Upolo to Salelologa in south eastern Savai’i. It is easiest to purchase tickets from…

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Samoa

The first step off the plane was a breath of hot, sticky, salty, fresh air. After spending the last 9 months wrapped up in clothes, living in un-insulated buildings during a particularly freezing winter, the tropical climate was literally the…

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