Saturday, June 22, 2013

Sunrises, Sunsets, Bats, Breads, and Fish

Here are some random photos from Samoa – internet access has been a real challenge, and I apologize for the delay!  Trying out a new offline blog editor that will allow me to post a bit more!
Sunrises and sunsets: tell me if you’d like a full resolution copy for your desktop background or something:
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Here’s an over-water beach fale with patio; that we stayed in, shown at low tide.  Hopefully I can post a video soon!
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Here’s a massive volcanic crater located in the village Tafua.  Allegedly 700 meters tall (from top lip to bottom of crater where livestock live), though I’m not good at estimating, I’d say its closer to 1000 ft (350 m).  Still a reallly huge hole in the ground.  Roughly 1km across!   DSCF1144
There are rare bats living here; read a bit more on wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samoa_Flying-fox
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Fish, as viewed from the edge of the ferry between islands:
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Yep.  Fresh coconuts (niu) are delicious and cheap in Samoa.
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A bakery that uses super old equipment to make one style of bread.  Worst selection bakery ever.  But still delicious fresh bread!
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