Federated States of Micronesia Things to Do

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Federated States of Micronesia Things to Do

  • Scuba diving

    Scuba diving in Truuk is pretty amazing. The liveaboards (Truk Odyssey and Agressor) make it easier to get the most diving out of your vacation. We did the Odyssey and were able to dive about 25 ships in a 7 day period. The food is fair (but plentiful) and the crew provided great information about the ship and good dive briefings.

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  • Outer island Sapwuafik, Pohnpei

    It is a little over 100 miles by boat to the Sapwuafik Atoll. Sapwuafik has a population of approximately 700 folks with about half under 16 so lots and lots of kids The people of Sapwuafik like most of the outer Islands live a very simple peaceful life based on the sea and local foods such as giant swamp taro, bananas, and breadfruit. Sapwuafik...

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  • Nan Madol "upon a stone altar."

    The most impressive archaeological spot in this part of the pacific ocean is the ancient sites on Pohnpei of Nan Madol. This was built in prehistoric time some say it was started as early as the 7th or 8th century CE and it is architectural magnificence. The place is built on about 100 little Islets so it really is canal based like Venice.Video of...

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  • Learn about the Island culture in Chuuk

    A very good place to start is at the College of Micronesia at the Chuuk campus in the state capital of Weno Chuuk. They have classes in traditional culture like building the outriggers, growing swamp Taro and sailing. Also classes in tradition music and Dance but what is really nice is you can meet kids from all the outer Islands. Once i sorted out...

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  • POHNPEI Upon a Stone Alter

    Pohnpei is huge by Micronesian standards it is the tip of a sea mount volcano and is by far the biggest and highest in the Federated states of Micronesia. Where as most of the cultures in Micronease face the sea not true in Pohnpei it is really a land based culture. You the VTer can do lots of land based stuff in Pohnpei like visit spectacular...

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  • chuuk outer island Mortlock islands

    The Mortlock islands run across a large strech of the pacific and are about 200 miles (300km) south and east from the Chuuk Lagoon. The Mortlockese are really very kind gracious gentle, laid back folks. The Mortlockese seem to be quite a religious bunch. I attended a number of churches and even a tradition (sprit visit them after a member of the...

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  • Kosrae Home of the Sleeping Queen

    Lets start this visit to the state of Kosrea in the Federated States of Micronesia off with a video as you know a u tube video is worth a thousand words and you can listen to Kosraean musics with the thousand words. Video of Kosrae Second Video of Kosrae Third Video of Kosrae Forth Third Video of Kosrae Kosrae is one of the most peaceful place...

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  • Visit a outer islands

    This Small Island just off of the Satawan Atoll, Federated States of Micronesia. Part of the Mortlock Islands, located about 180 miles SE from Truk Lagoon. I have much more details on this visit in the Chuuk section of VT

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  • Learn About the Island Culture in Yap

    Yap is such an amazing culture the first time I was in Yap the local legislature was debating preventing Yapese women from wearing tradition western cloths and from covering their breast. The State of Yap is the Western most (or is it eastern most maybe frankcanfly can help me sort that out) anyway it is the closest to Asia of the States in the new...

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  • Diving with Manta Rays

    Sit down on your favourite rock in the channel and wait for the Manta's coming. It's an unbelievable experience!There are just a few dive bases on the island, most of them belongs to hotels. DIving is expensive, a two dives trip is around 120.-$US including a sandwich and tea....But it is a must!

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  • Diving

    The diving in Yap was some of the best I have done. Having dove in places such as The Red Sea, Belize, Cozumal I can say that Yap rates right up there with the best of them. Most dives were with 4 people or less and with a small boat we were able to go to places nor frequented by many divers. Great variety of fish,sharks, mantas and dolphin. I dove...

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  • Cultural Village Tour

    Experience the history and everyday life of a traditional fishing village. See how inhabitants live off the land and sea.

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  • Kosrae-Leluh...

    Kosrae-Leluh ruins.Pohnpei-Nan Modol ruins.Truk-the wreck diving.Yap-the Manta's.I like Beyond The Reef dive operation in Yap, since I haven't been to the other islands since 91 I will hold making a recommendation until I get a chance for a return visit.

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