What have I learned?
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December 8th, 2005 – by: hudonnoodles
Maybe this is just me being over-dramatic. I adapt fairly quickly. For goodness sakes...I have adapted to Samoan life, so how hard should it be to adapt back to my normal life at home? Right?
I'm just going to have to do something amazing now. Because after this trip if I dont step it up.
Good 'ole Herman Melville. Ain't it the truth.
Things I've learned in Samoa:
1. How to eat with my hands on the floor on a sitting mat.
2. How to live in a house without walls but still be constantly surrounded by babies, brothers & sisters, mothers & fathers and grandparents.
3. How to stack on the bus in order to make room for the newest person on the bus.
4. How to get the Samoan rate for the Taxi, rather than the palagi rip-off.
5. How to get a ride for free into town, just by trusting the goodness of humanity.
And more. I'll leave you with that.
I've been very nostalgic recently...as I am when anything begins to come to the end.
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