Rarotonga, Samoa & Tonga - Understand Rarotonga, Samoa & Tonga and Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)
All the info you need on everything from history – from Polynesian settlement and colonial expansion to the trials of Independence to flights, public transport, vaccinations and insurance... you name it. And get the most out of your conversations with a handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown on the big issues facing the Cook Islands, the Samoas and Tonga
- info on colonial influence on the islands
- full coverage of the potent combo of centuries-old customs, strong family values and Christianity that underpins local society
- details on unravelling Polynesian mythology
Coverage includes: Rarotonga, Samoa & Tonga Today, History, Culture, Religion & Tradition: the Local Psyche,the Importance of Religion and Family First, Myths & Legends: Tangaroa the Creator and Maul the Trickster, the Arts: Traditional Dance, Music, Arts and Crafts, Food & Drink: What to Eat & Drink and Where to Eat & Drink, Transport, Health and Language.
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