Samoa, an idyllic travel destination in its own right, also contains the strongest and proudest of Polynesian cultures.
5th Edition / July 2006
ISBN: 1741045231 / 9781741045239
312 pp / 8 pp colour / 45 maps
Paul Smitz , Susannah Farfor , Martin Robinson
Samoa, an idyllic travel destination in its own right, also contains the strongest and proudest of Polynesian cultures. US Samoa is an opportunity to see the melding of two cultures and the unique result, plus a chance to visit the "home" of Polynesia, in the mystical Ta'u island group. Tap into Apia's buzzing cafe scene or Nuku'alofas kava ceremonies. Whatever your island scene, take this bestselling guide along!
- A TRIPLE TREAT of Polynesian destinations: the kingdom of Tonga, the independent nation of Samoa, and the territory of American Samoa
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