A cultural life in Samoa

Gislason, Kari (2013) A cultural life in Samoa. Escape, January(27).

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Abstract

A travel article about a tour of Samoa.

I WAKE to the smell of smoke. Outside, a morning routine has begun - the burning of leaves that overnight settle in the backyards.

Even in the capital, gardens are miniature farms. Chickens, bananas and coconuts.

When the smoke haze lifts and the faint waves of a sea breeze come off Apia Harbour, the corrugated iron roofs shine through like headlights coming out of fog...

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ID Code: 76481
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
Additional Information:

The article appeared in the Escape supplement of the following print media:

"Colonial Life Collides with Tradition," Sunday Tasmanian (27 January 2013): 53.
"Colonial Life Collides with Tradition," Sunday Herald Sun (27 January 2013): 18.
"Colonial Life Collides with Tradition," Sunday Telegraph (27 January 2013): 8.

And online at "A Cultural Life in Samoa," news.com.au and other News Ltd sites (27 January 2013).

Keywords: Travel Writing, Creative Nonfiction, Samoa, Cultural Tourism
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 News Ltd
Deposited On: 01 Oct 2014 23:47
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2014 03:39

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