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South Pacific Skin By Amanda D Fornal
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“Tattoo” is a word that originates in the Polynesian languages of Tahitian and Samoan. Introduced to the English language by Captain James Cook in his travel logs from his voyage around... More > the world from 1768-1771, “tattoo” has become trendy and fashionable in the Western world. Yet the true definition and significance is a mystery to most. South Pacific Skin is a glimpse into the journal of a woman traveling alone around the isolated islands of the South Pacific. Amanda Fornal visited these islands while creating her documentary Blood & Ink. Each day, she recorded her unique encounters and tribulations which took place over four months, through nine countries, twenty islands, forty interviews, and over fifty flights. Join her as she seeks out the deeper meanings and unusual stories behind the cultural markings of these enchanted islands.< Less
South Pacific Skin By Amanda D Fornal
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“Tattoo” is a word that originates in the Polynesian languages of Tahitian and Samoan. Introduced to the English language by Captain James Cook in his travel logs from his voyage around... More > the world from 1768-1771, “tattoo” has become trendy and fashionable in the Western world. Yet the true definition and significance is a mystery to most. South Pacific Skin is a glimpse into the journal of a woman traveling alone around the isolated islands of the South Pacific. Amanda Fornal visited these islands while creating her documentary Blood & Ink. Each day, she recorded her unique encounters and tribulations which took place over four months, through nine countries, twenty islands, forty interviews, and over fifty flights. Join her as she seeks out the deeper meanings and unusual stories behind the cultural markings of these enchanted islands.< Less
Tall Tails of The South Pacific By John Laming
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This book about one pilot’s aviation career includes flying Boeing 737s across vast stretches of the Pacific Ocean to former wartime battlefields in Micronesia, Guadalcanal and the Gilbert... More > Islands. His 18 years with the Royal Australian Air Force includes experience on the P51 Mustang, Sea Fury, the twin boomed Vampire jet fighter, and the four-engined Avro Lincoln heavy bomber. Each of the thoroughly entertaining stories conveys the author’s love of flying from the time he first began in 1951. One chapter recounts his school boy recollections of great air battles between German and British fighters during the Battle of Britain. Another deals with grim tasks during aircraft accident investigations, both while in the RAAF and as a civil pilot.< Less
Tall Tails of The South Pacific By John Laming
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This book about one pilot’s aviation career includes flying Boeing 737s across vast stretches of the Pacific Ocean to former wartime battlefields in Micronesia, Guadalcanal and the Gilbert... More > Islands. His 18 years with the Royal Australian Air Force includes experience on the P51 Mustang, Sea Fury, the twin boomed Vampire jet fighter, and the four-engined Avro Lincoln heavy bomber. Each of the thoroughly entertaining stories conveys the author’s love of flying from the time he first began in 1951. One chapter recounts his school boy recollections of great air battles between German and British fighters during the Battle of Britain. Another deals with grim tasks during aircraft accident investigations, both while in the RAAF and as a civil pilot.< Less
FIJI My Journey to the South Pacific By Dorothy J. Ram
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Imagine if you stepped out of your comfortable world on a farm in Southern Ohio and stepped onto a small Island in the middle of the South Pacific, a different culture, a different language, a... More > different world. I had walked out of the future into the past< Less
FIJI My Journey to the South Pacific By Dorothy J. Ram
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Imagine if you stepped out of your comfortable world on a farm in Southern Ohio and stepped onto a small Island in the middle of the South Pacific, a different culture, a different language, a... More > different world. I had walked out of the future into the past< Less
The Pirate Island: A Story of the South Pacific By Harry Collingwood
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The Pirate Island: A Story of the South Pacific by Harry Collingwood and Illustrated by C.J. Staniland and J. R. Wells, first published in 1884. A very exciting story. It starts with a severe gale... More > on the Essex coast of England. A rescue is effected, as a result of which one of the local fishermen generously adopts an orphan boy they find on the sinking ship. Years later a number of young people set out on a return voyage by sea to Australia. On the return voyage there is a disastrous fire on board their ship, the Galatea, as a result of which they and the crew take to the boats. They are rescued by a vessel that turns out to be a pirate ship, the captain of which takes them to his island, where he has a number of ships of various kinds that he has captured. Harry Collingwood (1851-1922). Pseudonym of William Joseph Cosens Lancaster, a civil engineer who specialised in seas and harbours.< Less
South Pacific Photo Book 2007 By Edward Thorpe
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A photo journal of a three month tour from Canada to New Zealand and Australia plus a 31 day cruise tour from Sydney to Vancouver.
Tales of the South Pacific Study Guide By BookRags.com
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Tales of the South Pacific Study Guide consists of approx. 69 pages of summaries and analysis on Tales of the South Pacific by James A. Michener.
A PT Skipper in the South Pacific By Kenneth W. Prescott
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Merriam Press Military Monograph 110. Second Edition (2011). From training at Melville, Rhode Island, to the South Pacific where as XO and CO of PT 61 and CO of PT 48 he served at Tulagi-Florida... More > Island, Guadalcanal, and the Russells, as well as on different assignments in Torokina, Bougainville, and Emirau, New Ireland, back to Melville and on to the USS Jamestown (AGP-3) as XO, home based in the Philippines, and finally to his post-war career in the Navy. Included are his bird collecting and taxidermy efforts during and after the war, as well as an encounter with future president John F. Kennedy. 100 photos.< Less