Monthly Archives: January 2011

A Trip to Apia

The first step in going to Apia for a day is to have a reason.  Without a reason, there is no point in going to Apia nor would anyone understand why you are making the minimum of an hour-long journey … Continue reading

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Cyclone Wilma

Here in Samoa the threat of a cyclone is taken seriously.   So when whispers spread of impending doom people seek out the most knowledgeable people, Peace Corps Volunteers.  Somehow we get our weather forecasts a solid 2 – 3 days … Continue reading

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Garden

Gardening in Samoa is EASY.  If the entire world was like this everyone would be a farmer and there would be no need to mega grocery stores.  Of course there is a 4-5 month window of no food from start … Continue reading

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Kicking off the New Year without a bang.

The New-Year here in Samoa has simply started off extremely busy. Karen and I have made our house our priority until work starts in a few weeks. Karen has busied herself making curtains, and cleaning the endless amount of dust. … Continue reading

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Internet at our House!!

Good news! As of yesterday, we have dial-up internet at our house! It may be a little slow, but that means we will be able to update much more frequently and we can start giving you a better idea of … Continue reading

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Clothing in Samoa!

This is Karen – I haven’t really been participating in the blog posts, but I’ve decided to step it up and not let Dave have the last word from Samoa.  One of the things I like about Samoa is that … Continue reading

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BUGS!

Like almost everything that Samoa has to offer, things come in bulk.  (Naturally occurring items)  There are tons of coconuts, tons of rocks, tons of rain, tons of fish, tons of plants, tons of people, not tons of money but … Continue reading

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