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Whatchamacallit 52: Samoan Fale

Back in 2015, when I went around the world heading east, I stopped in Samoa – I went there because it was the easiest way to get to American Samoa.

It turns out Samoa is much, much, nicer than American Samoa. I could start to try and dissect the reasons why, but that’s not […]

Whatchamacallit 40: Siapo from (American) Samoa

The work above – siapo – comes from my visit to American Samoa (which I did while visiting Samoa) in April 2015, a stop on my eastward around the world vacation.

The paper is made of mulberry bark. I wish I could remember what it feels like because, in theory, this paper (in larger […]

Monday, April 20, 2015, has rocked, AGAIN! Polynesian Airlines, specializing in time travel…

This is Goat Island Point on Pago Pago Harbor, as seen from my hotel room balcony.

Thanks to the magic of 35 minutes on Polynesian Airlines, from Today to Yesterday (or, as I now think of it, from Tomorrow to Today), I am having a second Monday evening – yesterday I was on a […]

Monday, April 20, 2015, has rocked! From the beaches of Samoa…

My sunset for Monday, April 20th.

Since Friday evening, I’ve been off the grid, enjoying myself at the Taufua Beach Fales located in Samoa.

Morning at the Taufua Beach Fales.

Now that it’s evening – Tuesday fast approaching with its onward travel – I want to post a few photos – and remark […]