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In our culture it's really rude to have conversations with your elders if you're standing while they're seated. If you dare to be so inappropriate like that in a very traditional Samoan household, look out for flying saucers (followed by tea-cups, or spoons, etc.) aimed at your head. To show respect, you try to speak with someone at the same eye level, or better yet, position yourself at a lower angle. If your ...

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Half-Day Anahulu Cave and Cultural Tour Become acquainted with the fascinating Tongan culture and traditions on this half day tour. Visit the Anahulu Cave Ancient Tonga Cultural Centre where a variety of interesting exhibits provide an insight into the local culture. You will be welcomed with a Kava Ceremony and you will also discover the intricacies of tapa cloth making and mat weaving. You will also learn how to coconut is used in everyday Tongan life with a demonstration of...