Monthly Archives: November 2013

A Long Awaited Visit to the Paka o Amerika Samoa, Ta’u Island

Two years ago I visited our island’s section of the National Park of American Samoa with my second graders on a school-wide field trip. Although I really loved being able to enjoy the park with my students, I’ve always wanted … Continue reading

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Once I Accidentally Hiked the Highest Mountain in the Country

Since today is Veteran’s Day (oh, happy day brother and step-dad!), and because every single holiday is observed in American Samoa, we had the day off. We decided to spend it with our lovely neighbor, Leafa, and a local legend, … Continue reading

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