Traveling can be sometimes very fun especially if you travel to some interesting country . Sometime can be difficult but still people must get used and keep going.There is a country that are not so known and where you can have some great time . Well not sure how many people heard for a Micronesia but for me was always interesting place.
The Federated States of Micronesia is a country spread across the western Pacific Ocean comprising over 600 islands. Micronesia is made up of 4 island states: Pohnpei, Kosrae, Chuuk and Yap. The country is known for palm-shaded beaches, wreck-filled dives and ancient ruins, including Nan Madol, sunken basalt temples and burial vaults that extend out of a lagoon on Pohnpei.
Not many things can be found about this group of islands on internet so i really not have any idea what should i expect. Make the basic preparation i book my flights. I got to China first and than From Guam – China is served on a regular charter basis from Shanghai, Guangzhou and Beijing. The international airlines listed here offer connecting flights to virtually all major cities world wide. Domestic commuters are run by Cape Air, Freedom Air, and STAR Marianas Air. For car rental, a international driver’s license can be used; foreign visitors can use their home country licenses for up to 1 month. Shuttle buses are available from most hotels and Duty Free Shopping Galleria in Garapan. Taxis are available, and many hotels offer airport pick-up and drop-off.
First thing when you see all this lovely beaches and resorts and nice laidback atmosphere and everything you figure out that you are exually in the heaven if that thing exist must look like Micronesia.
Bathe beneath beautiful waterfalls
Explore Pohnpei’s magnificent waterfalls and bathe in the plunge pools below. Two of the most beautiful are Kepirohi and Sahwartik. A 20-minute ride out of Kolonia is the Nanpil River and a large natural pool. On the same river are the spectacular Liduduhniap Twin Waterfalls.
Dive down to a whole fleet of shipwrecks
Dive at the unspoiled Ant Atoll, Pakin Atoll and Black Coral in Pohmpei State. The state of Chuuk contains famous Truk Lagoon, where a whole Japanese fleet was sunk during WWII. More than 50 wrecks can be seen, some in shallower waters suitable for snorkelers. The island of Yap sees schools of manta rays year round.
Hike to the summit of Sokehs Mountain
Tackle the moderately difficult hike up Sokehs Mountain, which offers breath-taking views of Sokehs rock and Kolonia harbour. As well as tropical vegetation and an abundance of birdlife, the trek along Japanese Road will reveal anti-aircraft guns, the remains of a power station and a searchlight platform atop the summit.
See mythical creatures at Pwudoi Sanctury
Eels play a prominent part in Pohnpei’s mythological past, portrayed as both benevolent and as terrifying monsters. Visitors can make their own minds about them at the Pwudoi Sanctuary. See the large eels up close in the sanctuary’s eel pool and watch the locals to handle the slippery creatures.
Settle down in your own shoreline paradise
When in paradise you have to hit the beach. Crowd-free bays with powder white sands and warm shimmering crystal seas are the norm in the Federated States of Micronesia but the tree-hemmed shores around Kosrae stand out and the charming shores of Yap’s Chamorro Bay should not be missed.
Stay the night at Black Coral Island
Spend a night on Black Coral Island. Situated in the lagoon behind Pohnpei’s barrier reef, this small, sandy islet is untouched by the modern hand. Simple thatched huts offer shelter for those that chose to stay overnight, the barrier reef makes for fantastic snorkelling and sharp eyes will hope to spot an eagle ray.
Strike out with a baseball game
Watch islanders dabble in a game of baseball, which is an archipelago-wide passion. The sport became popular after US marines became based in Guam. There is a stadium in the centre of Yap, while baseball fields in Tofol and Guam boast a national team. Volleyball is also popular among islanders.
Tour the states’ historical sites
See the states’ most important historical sites: the pretty German-built Catholic Bell Tower in Pohnpei; the Japanese Wartime Communication Centre at Xavier High School in Chuuk; and the ancient ruins of Insaru in Kosrae. Dating back to 1,300 AD, the ballast blocks were once an important city.
Visit the remains of Micronesia’s colonial past
Today, the Spanish Wall acts as the outer boundary to a baseball pitch but they were originally the ramparts of the Fort Alphonso XII erected following a local uprising. A nod to the island’s Spanish colonisation of the late 19th-century, the wall is one of only a few colonial sites that remain.
Visit the Venice of Micronesia, Nan Madol
Located off the eastern shore of Pohnpei, Nan Madol is considered an ancient feat of engineering. The ruins are atop artificial islands intercut by a series of canals and have been set in place without pulleys, levers or other such modern techniques. Explore the remains of what were once bathhouses, temples and burial sites