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My wife and I were waiting for an inter-island flight from Pago Pago, in American Samoa, to Apia, in Western Samoa.  Our flight was delayed over an hour due to a major rainstorm affecting both islands.  Totally bored, I kept watching this young Samoan girl playing with her siblings in this large, open structure, supported by this individually carved posts.  I finally grabbed my camera and started photographing the posts and the reflection of the water on the green, painted floor.  After 4-5 shots, the girl ran into the frame, put her hands to her side, and stopped in her tracks as if to gesture, "Just a moment..."
My wife and I were waiting for an inter-island flight from Pago Pago, in American Samoa, to Apia, in Western Samoa. Our flight was delayed over an hour due to a major rainstorm affecting both islands. Totally bored, I kept watching this young Samoan girl playing with her siblings in this large, open structure, supported by this individually carved posts. I finally grabbed my camera and started photographing the posts and the reflection of the water on the green, painted floor. After 4-5...
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Keywords:
  • Airport
  • Color
  • Rain
  • Reflection
  • Samoa
  • Travel
  • carving
  • gesture
  • girl
  • polynesia
  • southpacific

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