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5 Reasons To Visit Samoa

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This travel article was inspired after seeing breathtaking sceneries of the island of Samoa in the 2019 American action film “Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw”.

Samoa, officially known as the Independent State of Samoa is a country in the middle of the vast South Pacific Ocean consisting of two main islands, Savai’i and Upolu, and four smaller islands (Manono, Apolima, Fanuatapu, and Namua).

Here are five reasons why you should visit Samoa:

Swim In The To Sua Ocean Trench
To-Sua Ocean Trench is probably the most Instagrammed site in Samoa. To-Sua literally means “giant swimming hole”. The trench is 30 meters deep and accessible via a long ladder to the crystalline saltwater pool.
The trench is located inside lovely native gardens in the village of Lotofaga on Upolo (Samoa’s most populated island).

Get A Samoan Tattoo
The Samoan tattoo, or ‘tatau’ as it is known traditionally, is deeply tied into the culture of Samoa. It is done as a source of pride in their heritage and culture.
Samoans have two gender-specific and culturally significant tattoos. For males, it is called the ‘Pe’a’ and consists of intricate and geometrical patterns tattooed that cover areas from the knees up towards the ribs. A Samoan girl is given a ‘malu’, which covers the area from just below her knees to her upper thighs.

Food
Food is an extremely important part of the local culture in Samoa. The island is blessed with a stable tropical climate, fresh organic food.

Samoan food is not heavily spiced and is characterized by the use of coconut milk and cream. Staple foods are taro, breadfruit, bananas, coconut, fish and shellfish, chicken and pork. Samoan Umu, a traditional above the ground stone oven heated by glowing hot lava rocks is used to cook food. The food can be placed directly on the rocks, wrapped in banana leaves or plaited in coconut fronds for cooking.

The Beach
Samoa offers some of the most pristine beaches in the world. The two major regions of Upolu and Savai’i are home to a selection of unspoilt beautiful beaches.

Many of Samoa’s beaches boast a beachfront resort while others are home to a traditional fale (typically owned by the nearest fishing village).

The Lalomanu Beach is a narrow stretch of powder-white sand and it’s considered to be one of the best beaches in the South Pacific. Other beaches worth visiting are Lefaga Beach, Tafa Tafa Beach, Aganoa Beach, Manese Beach

The Culture
The Samoan culture is centred around the principle of vāfealoa’i, the relationships between people. These relationships are based on respect or fa’aaloalo.
Samoans love to sing and dance – you’re likely to see fire dancers perform seriously mind-boggling tricks.
And just in case you come across men in skirts, it is called lavalava. The lavalava is an article of daily clothing traditionally worn by Polynesians and other Oceanic peoples It is worn by men and women in uses from school uniforms to business attire with a suit jacket and tie.

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Erica Has United Africa More Than African Union – Journalist, Dele Momodu Says

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Journalist, Dele Momodu, is of the opinion that disqualified BBNaija lockdown housemate, Erica Nlewedim, has united Africa more than the African Union has done in many years. He shared his opinion on his IG page today September 24.

”A toast to AFRICAN UNITY… @ericanlewedim has reunited AFRICA in few weeks more than the AFRICAN UNION in many years…” his post read

 

Momodu gave some clarification to his assertion when a follower who is also a fan of Erica inquired how she has united Africa. See their exchange below

Erica has reunited Africa more than the African Union has done in years ?  Dele Momodu

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Meet BBNaija’s Prince Nelson’s Father, Leomike Enwerem, King Of Imo Ebie Land In Imo State (Photos)

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Former BBNaija housemate Prince was a physics student at University of Calabar who also won Mr. Nigerian in 2018.

From The Information Gathered, Prince is the son of a billionaire and King. His father is King Leomike Enwerem who holds the title of HRH Eze Ebii 1 of Ebie land in Imo State. This makes him the Prince of Imo of Ebie in Imo state.

 

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Bbnaija: Nengi Plans To Stop Neo, Vee From Having Sex In Hotel Room On Sunday

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Nengi,  has vowed to spoil the show for fellow housemates, Vee and Neo when they leave the house on Sunday.

The reality TV show will come to an end on Sunday and a winner is expected to go home with N85 million worth of prizes.

Vee had earlier revealed her plans to have consistent sex with her boyfriend, Neo immidiately after the show.

Nengi has now vowed to disturb the lovers and make sure they don’t carry out their long awaited plans.

She told the lovers last night, “On Sunday, I’ll come and disturb you guys in your room because I know you guys are going to be together in your hotel room. I’ll disturb you. I’ll disturb you.”

But in response, they told her, “My dear, you’ll knock but nobody will answer you…”

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