Steve Bailes and his wife, Terry, both Hampshire
County educators, are spending a year out of the
country teaching as well as learning. Steve will keep
us updated on their experiences on this site. Join us
in the experience of teaching abroad.
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Me and the
starfish in our underwater world. Terry first
impression, "Is it real?"
do come up for air eventually.
A guy told me how his brother was the
greatest diver in his village. "He can
stay down for 5 minutes."
Another guy in the group said, "Oka! My
dad is the greatest diver on island. He
goes down for an 30 minutes at a time."
The next guy, not to be outdown, "My
granddad is the greatest diver in the
world. He went down, and he never did
come up!" (Thanks, Ben-- currently in
the base of Fatu.
Island. Aunu'u is an island just off
the east end of Tutuilla. You pay maybe
$1 for a boat ride over.
at Aunu'u. Jonathan and George enjoying
a tidal pool.
cucumber anyone? I've not tried it, but
I've heard they're good. Kinda makes
your mouth water, eh?
are 6 of Eileen George's
wrote: My husband and I both
renewed our strength during our
three-year stay in Samoa,
emotionally and spiritually. We
learned to trust people again,
and to appreciate that unique
culture that cares for everyone,
young and old, rich and poor. We
learned how little we really
needed to have to be happy, and
the accumulation of material
possessions are not a priority
anymore. Samoa has not left our
minds for even a day."
basketry skills are
(village virgin) making the
ceremonial drink (ava) out of a
man blowing the conch shell. Note
the handsome tatau Samoa. There
is significance and different
names for different
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