Archive | June, 2011

The Mangrove Garden

The Mangrove Garden, which opened in May 2011, provides a unique alternative to the traditional Samoan Beach Fale. Nestled under the shade of two enormous Pula trees and tucked in behind the mangroves, this enchanting garden provides a shady setting for a meal or a magical place to stay overnight. The Garden is located on […]

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Sunset View Fales – Manono Island

If you want to experience Fa’a Samoa in its purest, original form, then taking the 20 minute boat ride to Manono Island and a stay at Sunset View is a must. Manono Island is a small island between the two main islands in Samoa where there are no cars, no roads, and no dogs – […]

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Samoa, Siva, Don Bosco, Saleologa

Don Bosco Students Dance for the Archbishop and Prime Minister

In the previous Video of the Week, you could see the Don Bosco students practicing their dance routine. Here they are in a command performance  made in front of  His Grace Arch-Bishop Alapati Mataeliga and the Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi  at the opening of the Don Bosco Secondary School in Salelologa, Savaii on June 6th. […]

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Avaaz — thanks for saving the dolphins but don’t hurt the innocent!

QUICK UPDATE (June 11) Thanks Avaaz for including the following statement on your campaign page yesterday – acknowledging the error, apologising to Samoa and recognising Samoa’s conservation efforts. Avaaz stated at the foot of their revised campaign: CORRECTION — Our early campaign communications mentioned Samoa as the country in whose waters the wild dolphins had been captured, […]

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