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Must Go Up and Down (The Hike pt2)

The Ascent Back to Mount ‘Alava So as I turn around, I immediately realize that now I am going to have to exert myself because I am now having to climb back up the mountain. As I initially make my … Continue reading

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What Goes Up and Down (The Hike pt1)

Time: around 8:48 Samoan Time Place:National Park in American Samoa The Initial Ascent The National park in American Samoa actually compromises of a couple different locations. There is the island of Ta’u, and well as a coral reef area in … Continue reading

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No Thanks, I just had a snack while running…

I still wasn’t quite ready to wake up this morning. The jet lag, although wearing off, was still present since we still working. In a not so swift move, I mangled part of my business Database by trying to put … Continue reading

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No Rain

So we get on the survey trail and try to cover the area on the main road, nearest the hotel. This area is called Tafuna (tah-FOO-Nah) and Nuuuli (noo-OOO-ley) and we covered a good amount during the morning. Most people … Continue reading

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Rainy Days and Monday

The average temps here are low 80s, with 100% humidity. It’s been rainy everyday we have been here… Today was the first day of the survey. We had a meeting arranged at 9am with the Chief Statistician at the government … Continue reading

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Sundazical

Our meeting time this morning for breakfast was much later than previous days. I was able to sleep the sleep I needed and get with plenty of time to shower. Today, we just ate at the hotel restaurant, which is … Continue reading

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The Island Remains the Same

We had arrived on the island under the cover of night. And although I could recognize things and buildings and such… I could not make out the Mountains that Protrude from the northern part of the island. I woke up … Continue reading

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