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Savaii: island with a genuine Polynesian atmosphere

Lano Beach, Savaii, Samoa. Author Neil. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The island of Savaii (1,709 sq km (659 sq mi)) is the biggest island of the Samoan Archipelago, it lies just 20 km northwest of Upolu across the Apolima Strait in the Pacific Ocean. The island is of volcanic origin ...

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Upolu: waterfalls, beaches and tropical vegetation

Lalomanu, Upolu, Samoa. Author NeilsPhotography. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The island of Upolu (1,125 sq km (434 sq mi)) is the most important island of Samoa, although the largest island is that of Savaii, Upolu is also the most populated with 140,000 inhabitants. Along the north coast of the ...

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Samoa tourist attractions: what to see in Samoa

Savaii, Samoa. Author Felipe Skroski. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

An independent state since 1962, Samoa has succeeded in proudly preserving its age old Polynesian culture and the village lifestyle of its people, like a living history book opening up in front of the visitor. Samoa is a truly rare ...

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Samoa climate: when to go to Samoa

Savaii, Samoa. Author Felipe Skroski. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution.

The islands of Samoa are located a few degrees south of the equator so their climate is tropical equatorial. The main features of the climate of the Samoa islands is the little difference in the temperatures of the various seasons, ...

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Samoa: the most authentic Polynesia

Upolu, Samoa. Author Stephen Glauser. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Samoa Islands (Malo Sa’oloto Tuto’atasi o Samoa), previously known as Western Samoa, are located in the South Pacific (Polynesia) between the islands of Tonga, American Samoa, Tokelau and the Wallis and Futuna Islands, are governed by a constitutional monarchy. The ...

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