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American Samoa

We had a guide and driver for a tour of the island.  As the Samoan culture is very family oriented, we ended up meeting the guide’s family at their home which was a demonstration of the Samoan way of life and food preparation.  

Entering the harbor at Pago Pago
Entering the harbor at Pago Pago
The old tug boat didnít seem to do much
The old tug boat didnít seem to do much
Tuna fishing boats
Tuna fishing boats
Waves on lava rocks
Waves on lava rocks
Painted tires seem to be a common decoration on tropical islands
Painted tires seem to be a common decoration on tropical islands
Samoan housing is characterized by an oval or circular shape, with wooden posts holding up a domed roof. There are no walls.
Samoan housing is characterized by an oval or circular shape, with wooden posts holding up a domed roof. There are no walls.
Maggie and guide
Maggie and guide
Lots of flowers around
Lots of flowers around
Roasting coco beans
Roasting coco beans
The guide is holding an immature coco pod
The guide is holding an immature coco pod
Lots of coconuts above us
Lots of coconuts above us
The guides family and lunch.  The tuna cooked in coconut milk was fantastic
The guides family and lunch. The tuna cooked in coconut milk was fantastic
Headed back to the ship
Headed back to the ship
Fatu of flowerpot island
Fatu of flowerpot island
The guards at the port are dressed in the traditional Lava-Lava
The guards at the port are dressed in the traditional Lava-Lava
Same old tug boat
Same old tug boat
Part of Pago Pago at dusk
Part of Pago Pago at dusk
Passing near Fatu again
Passing near Fatu again
American Samoa with the moon and Jupiter
American Samoa with the moon and Jupiter