- published: 26 Aug 2011
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This video shows scenes of Faleolo Airport in Samoa. It shows the takeoff (flight NZ 995 on 25 June 2014 from Apia to Auckland), heading west over Apolima Strait which separates the two main islands of Upolu and Savaii. Then it flies south to New Zealand, passing over the beautiful coral islands, reefs and sandbanks of Tonga. Arrives in Auckland on a rainy wintry day. This is one of my first videos, so forgive the camera shake and clunky editing.
This film tells the story of a group of doctors who went to the South Pacific islands of Tonga to immunize people against smallpox, using an experimental vaccination device. The narrator, one of the doctors, gives a brief history of Tonga, explaining that the small population is peaceful, isolated, and has no history of smallpox. He then explains the new jet injection gun, operated by foot pedal, which is much cheaper and more efficient than standard vaccination methods. Doctors first vaccinate the royal family which sets an example for the rest of the population, who willingly accept the vaccinations and are pleasantly surprised by the relatively painless process. After vaccinating everyone on the main island, the doctors take fishing boats out to the smaller surrounding islands to vaccin...
We Said Go Travel http://www.wesaidgotravel.com/ One of the main reasons we chose to travel to Tonga in Summer 2011 was to celebrate the King's Birthday and be a part of the Heilala Festival in Nuku'alofa. Listed in "1000 Places to see Before you Die" as one of only two things to do in Tonga, we were ready for the big celebration. See videos from our adventures around the globe at http://www.youtube.com/user/WeSaidGoTravel and in Tonga: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA3706A651EBEEA6B
Thanks for watching.... Name Last eruption -------------------------------------------- ?Ata - Curacoa 1979 Fonua fo?ou 1936 Fonualei 1957 Home Reef 2006 Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha?apai 2009 Kao Holocene Late 1854 Metis Shoal 1995 Niuafo?ou 1985 Niuatoputapu 3 million years ago Tafahi Holocene Tofua 1960 Unnamed (1) 1999 Unnamed (2) 1932 Unnamed (3) 2001 Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_volcanoes_in_Tonga Music : Capital,Silent Partner; YouTube Audio Library A volcano is a rupture on the crust of a planetary mass object, such as the Earth, which allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface. Earth's volcanoes occur because the planet's crust is broken into 17 major, rigid tectonic plates that float on a hott...
Disco Victoria / Tonga : Gateway of India, Bombay. They still have their place in the modern Jet Age world. Hats off to their owners for the innovative ways. You have to ride them to get a real feel..... There's more than you can imagine about Bombay night life, too bad the media and the likes paint a not so rosy picture of the Bombay night life. a Bombay night isn't limited to pubs and discs yada yada.... Do post your feedback, comments. Regards, Sushil.