Welcome to my personal travel journal! If you don't know me, that's OK! I hope you'll enjoy reading about some of my adventures and misadventures, and hopefully learn something new about a corner of the world.

Recent updates:
2015-10-06: Day 8 of Niue in 2011.
2015-10-05: Day 7 of Niue in 2011.
2015-09-29: Day 6 of Niue in 2011.

For list of trips, see TABLE OF CONTENTS.

Friday, May 27, 2011

27 May 2011:

Close-up of one of the spires at the top of the huts. This thick decorated spike of wood is the last step of hut construction. A tight fit is vital to seal out the rain where the thatched roof converges. In addition, the spike can also carry the symbol of the tribe or resident.

Rough notes: