Archeologists place the earliest human settlement of the Samoan archipelago at around 2850 years before present.This date is based upon the ancient lapita pottery shards found throughout the islands; The oldest evidence being in Mulifanua.Finding love is a challenging quest even in your home country.Dating internationally will either make it more so or raise the chance to finally get the partner you've been looking for all along.Robert Louis Stevenson arrived in Samoa in 1889 and built a house at Vailima.He quickly became passionately involved in the attendant political machinations.
European exploration first reached the islands in the early 18th century.
After World War I, German Samoa became a Trust Territory and eventually became independent as Samoa in 1962.
American Samoa remains an unincorporated territory of the United States.
Too, intermarriage of Tongan and Fijian royalty to Samoan nobility has helped build close relationships between these island nations that exist to the present; these royal blood ties are acknowledged at special events and cultural gatherings.
Other Samoan folklore tells of the arrival of two maidens from Fiji who brought the tools necessary to create the art of tatau, or in English tattoo, whence came the traditional Samoan malofie (also known as pe'a for men and as malu for women).