American Samoa Warnings and Dangers

  • Warnings and Dangers
    by Matai_Palagi

American Samoa Warnings and Dangers

  • Mango Mango International Airport

    The prop jets that land on Ta'u island have to be piloted by specially trained pilots to make a steep landing on a short grassy airfield. Just when you think you are part of a kamikazee plot the plan thumps and brakes wildly and you jump out quickly not sure what just happened, but it seems you are alive. When I was there was one small shade...

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  • Kava or 'Ava

    The traditional ceremonial drink made from the 'Ava root has a sedative effect. Not quite like alcohol, but you can lose feelings in your legs and be quite sedative if you hae too much.In the old days the village taupou chewed the Ava root and spit it out into the Kava bowl and when there was enough it was served in a coconut shell cup to each man...

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  • Rip Tides

    On most beaches around the islands the waves break over the coral shallows and then races back to the ocean through fissures or 'Avas. When the surf is running heavy these become rapid rivers and you can get swept out to the deep ocean in a few seconds. Many swimmers get stranded offshore and every year some don't make it back.Never fight a rip...

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  • In Pago Pago beware of diving...

    In Pago Pago beware of diving or swimming - there are no rescue services and the waters are extremely dangerous as the picture illustrates - beauty but since the island doesn't have a barrier reef the depth of the water increases very quickly only yards from shore in some places. And because the Samoan island group is rather small, the Pacific...

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American Samoa Hotels

  • Tradewinds Hotel

    Ottoville Road, PO Box 999, Pago Pago, Tutuila, 96799, American Samoa

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

  • Sadie's by the Sea Pago Pago

    Main Rd, Pago Pago, Tutuila, 96799, American Samoa

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

  • Pago Airport Inn

    Tafuna, Pago Pago, 96799, American Samoa

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Sadie Thompson Inn

    Sadie Thompson Building, PO Box 3222, Pago Pago, Tutuila, 96799, American Samoa

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

  • Turtle & Shark Lodge

    PO Box 2506, Pago Pago, Tutuila, 96799, American Samoa

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

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