Thursday, April 7, 2011
Samoa - The Treasured Island of the South Pacific
Samoa - The treasured islands of The South Pacific
Scenes of Samoa, including Apia, the country's capital ..
Photography by David Kirkland
unused, from 2010
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Samoa, officially the Independent State of Samoa, is a country governing the western part of the Samoan Islands in the South Pacific Ocean. It became independent from New Zealand in 1962. The two main islands of Samoa are Upolu and one of the biggest islands in Polynesia Savai'i. The capital city Apia and Faleolo International Airport are situated on the island of Upolu.