Koror Travel Guide

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Koror Things to Do

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    by GuthrieColin Updated Mar 8, 2006

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    The buildings in Koror are typically not very well constructed. Even the governmental buildings are quite poor. There is a prison that was built to house the criminals-some of whom are there for breaking the Island's strict no guns policy for owning a bb gun and it also is not up to what I would consider code. This particular building is in another town but its style is very similar.

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Koror Hotels

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  • Palau Pacific Resort

    PO BOX 308, Koror, 96940, Palau

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Palau Plantation Resort

    PO Box 1722, Koror, 96940, Palau

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Carolines Resort

    P.o Box 399, Koror, 96940, PW

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Palau Royal Resort

    Po Box 10108, KOROR, Palau, 96940, PW

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

  • Carp Island Resort

    Koror, 96940, Palau

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

  • Penthouse Hotel

    P.O. Box 6013, Koror, 96940, Palau

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Palasia Hotel Palau

    P.O. Box 10027, Koror, 96940, Palau

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

  • Sea Passion

    P.O. Box 10068, Koror, Palau

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Cliffside Hotel Palau

    PO Box 129, Koror, 96940, Palau

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

Koror Local Customs

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    by GuthrieColin Updated Mar 8, 2006

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    I had the distinct impression that many of the native Palauan people, especially the younger generations wanted to embrace anything American. Technology like my cell phone and digital camera were received with determined admiration.
    The United States has contributed large amounts of money to this small island nation to help build a new road form Koror to a new location for their capital city. I believe that this is one of the reasons for their acceptance.
    It is not just the American influence though. Japan and the Philippines have also contributed money toward building bridges and maintaining its independence. Those two countries have also contributed to the influences in culture.

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Koror Tourist Traps

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    by GuthrieColin Updated Nov 18, 2003

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    Storyboards are a form of Palauan artwork that is chiseled out of wood using rudimentary tools. These works of art can be very extravagant, and take their carvers several months to carve just one storyboard.

    When visiting local museums you may have a chance to view some of the most complex and time consuming storyboards and might even have a chance to purchase one. Try not to fall in love with one until you know its price. They often can be worth $500 and above.

    Unique Suggestions: If you do feel the desire to purchase a Storyboard I would suggest that you do. They are truely one of a kind and you won't find another like it anywhere.

    I would just suggest that you know the price of the pieces that you are looking at, and that you are prepared to pay for it.

    Storyboard
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