October 2013

Pago Pago

by Dane October 6, 2013

American Samoa. Since the first time I heard about it, I’ve wanted to go here. Despite its characterization as a welfare state, despite it’s notoriously nasty harbor and stinky tuna-cannery smells. I’ve probably wanted to come here because of those things, and because it seems to be a sort of red-headed stepchild that nobody ever talks about.  The mystery was intriguing. Well, here we are. And I like it. First impressions were that the people were amazingly warm and friendly. And they speak English! And McDonald’s, with a dock and so-so free Wifi, affectionately referred to as the Pago Pago […]

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