APIA INTRODUCTION WEEK 2018
Open all year, starting on Mondays, participation fee 245€ for one week. Compulsory to start the programme.
- Code : G/WSM/AIW2018
- Dispo : 3M / 2F (Total Part 5)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
THE GREEN LION SAMOA
Welcome to Samoa, the heart of Polynesia! Samoa is a country filled with amazing land and seascapes and one of the best locations for a getaway to experience a relaxed lifestyle. — Program Description : The introduction week will help you to get the best of Samoa by making you explore the local culture and the way of living. During this week, you will get to know about the do’s and don?ts during your stay in Samoa, learn the key words and phrases in the Samoan language and learn to cook some delicious local meals. Additionally, we will visit some of the most important sights that you should not miss whilst you are here. Aims &Objectives To introduce you to the Samoan culture as well as the geographical environment and help you to develop awareness about the similarities and differences of cultures. By spending quality time in this beautiful country, the introduction week will help you to better understand the culture of the Samoan people. Their way of life may be basic but very natural, and you will learn to appreciate the natural beauty of this splendid location.
Accommodation is a standard double storey house in a residential area called Vaivase-uta in Apia. Our house has a large garden with many fruit trees, where you may sit at a table to relax and chat with their friends. — Food Arrangements : Breakfast is continental style buns, cereals as well as fresh fruits, tea and coffee. Dinner food ranges from meals cooked with fresh market produce, Island style, to Asian dishes and pastas.
Samoa is arguably one of those “forgotten” countries which never fail to make a huge impact on anyone lucky enough to travel beyond the better known destinations. It’s not generally known that Samoa is in fact the Heart of Polynesia, and is very rich in its Pacific culture. Land and seascapes are absolutely stunning and diverse, ranging from true rainforests to some of the most beautiful beaches on Planet Earth. Spread over primarily 2 islands i.e. Upolu (on which the capital Apia is located), and Savaii which is larger but less populated. Black lava stone from the non-active volcanoes can be seen in many places, and 3,000 year old star mounds are blessed with mythical stories. Good tar sealed roads connect the many villages and natural sites around the main islands. Apia is also a popular fishing destination and visit to the fish market in Apia in the early morning will surely give you a unique experience! There are also many restaurants in Apia to fulfill the craving of seafood in you.
STARTING DATES : During 2018 Jan 8th Feb 5th Mar 5th Apr 2nd May 7th Jun 4th Jun 18th Jul 2nd Jul 16th Aug 6th Aug 20th Sep 3rd Oct 1st Nov 5th Dec 3rd. — Participant Criteria &Requirements Standard Requirements Minimum age: – Maximum age: – Minimum English level: Basic CRB required: On Signup Passport copy required: On Signup Resume copy required: No Required qualification: None Additional Requirements Please submit your medical report to us on signup. Participants below 18 require parental consent and participants above 65 require medical clearance to take part in the program. Additional Equipment ? First Aid Kit ? Hat ? Hiking Shoes ? Small padlock to secure valuables ? Tidy clean clothes for church and temple visits ? Umbrella/raincoat