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Why I Lve Micronesia

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Why Micronesia?

Welcome to Micronesia, a spellbinding world abounding with warm caressing breezes, captivatingly rich culture and exotic adventure all dancing around in unison under the thick golden rays of an arching tropical sun. The mysterious, the magical and the modern sides of life all lie within easy reach for the welcomed visitor, just like a swollen ripe mango dropping from a mango tree into a waiting hand.

 

Together with Guam, Micronesia comprises of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia and Palau, with each different island chain offering a unique and unforgettable experience.

ISLANDS OF MICRONESIA

Guam, a U.S. territory, is the largest and most populous island, considered the “gateway” to Micronesia and a hub for the region.


The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) is a U.S. Commonwealth consisting of 14 islands just to the north of Guam, and along with Guam, forms the Mariana Islands archipelago.


The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and Palau are both independent island nations in a Compact of Free Association with the U.S. and together make up the nations in Caroline Islands archipelago to the south of Guam.


The Republic of the Marshall Islands is also an independent island in a Compact of Free Association with the U.S. approximately 1500 miles to the east of Guam, and is comprised of many small low lying islands and atolls.


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For those of us who seek out locations where dreams long for reality, there are still a few left in the world where unspoiled landscapes, epic adventures and the romance of a secluded lagoon and forgotten beach can become reality.  Beneath expansive azure skies and seemingly infinite stretches of both turquoise and deep blue water ahead, the region of Micronesia is still one of those places.

As modern technology and communication connect the world at an ever greater pace and the once exotic places of yesterday become increasingly rare today, it is refreshing to find hidden jewels still available for exploration, admiration, and yes, even relaxation.

Boonie Stomp - Tarzan Falls, Cross Island Hike

Jan 26   Tarzan Falls Medium 3 hours for 2 miles

Jan 26   Cross Island Hike Very Difficult 6 hours for 7 miles
 

We journey to a series of three cooling waterfalls in central Guam, with jumping and swimming. The more adventurous will then hike to Lower Sigua Falls. Bring: 4 quarts water, hiking shoes, gloves, swimsuit, sun screen, lunch, insect repellent, and camera. Special Conditions: very long hike, long steep hills, sword grass, river walking, little shade.

Boonie Stomp - Mt. Santa Rosa Caves

Jan 19   Mt. Santa Rosa Caves Difficult 3 hours for 1/2 mile
 

We hike to a river karst area to explore a unique river cave in an area of nice formations, and walk a savannah ridge with excellent views Bring: 2 quarts water, wet shoes, swim suit, gloves, sun screen, insect repellent, lunch, and camera. Special conditions: Mud, slippery rocks, small steep slopes, sword grass, mosquitoes.

Boonie Stomp - La Sa Fua River and Falls

Jan 12   La Sa Fua River and Falls Difficult 3 hours for 3 miles
 

We explore 4 nice waterfalls, several swim pools, a rock slide, a jump spot, and a long eerie tunnel along a river in a deep hidden valley. Bring: 2 quarts water, swim suit, water shoes, gloves, insect repellent, sun screen, sunglasses, lunch, and camera. Special conditions: Some steep slopes, wet slippery rocks, and a lot of walking in water.

Boonie Stomp - Anao

Jan 05       Anao        Difficult        5 hours for 3 miles

We descend the tall northeastern cliff to reach the rugged northeast coastline. Along the sharp jagged rocky terrain, we come to Anao Point, the wind tunnel, and Shangri-la. Bring: 4 quarts water, hiking sturdy shoes, sun screen, sunglasses, lunch, snacks, and camera. Special conditions: Hiking over rough rocks intense sun with little shade, and a long ascent.

Boonie Stomp - Alutom Falls

Dec 29        Alutom Falls        Medium        3 hours for 2 miles

We enjoy the lunch rock views, jumping and swimming at Alutom Falls, look at the top of Upper Sigua, then return. We may also offer the option to continue on to at the bottom of Upper Sigua Falls Bring: 2 quarts water, get wet shoes, gloves, swimsuit, sun screen, lunch, and camera. Special conditions: Steep slopes, slippery rocks, mud, and sword grass.

Boonie Stomp - Inarajan Falls

Dec 22        Inarajan Falls        Difficult        4 hours for 5 miles

We hike over the hills of southeastern Guam to one of the best waterfalls on Guam. Climbing down to the bottom of the falls by rope leads to waterfall showers and swimming spots. Bring: 3 quarts water, hiking shoes, swimsuit, gloves, sun screen, lunch, and camera. Special conditions: Little shade, hilly terrain, climbing a steep slope with a rope, some mud.

Boonie Stomp - Ghost Cave

Dec 15        Ghost Cave        Difficult        4 hours for 3 miles

We hike to a river karst area to explore a unique river cave in an area of nice formations, and walk a savannah ridge with excellent views Bring: 2 quarts water, wet shoes, swim suit, gloves, sun screen, insect repellent, lunch, and camera. Special conditions: Mud, slippery rocks, small steep slopes, sword grass, mosquitoes.

Boonie Stomp - Dante River

Dec 08        Dante River        Very Difficult        6 hours for 6 miles

We explore the long, beautiful, pristine Dante River, including first falls, jumping and swimming at Dante Falls, the rock slide, the gorge, and the dangerous Acho Dangkolo Falls, Bring: 4 quarts water, hiking shoes, swimsuit, gloves, sun screen, insect repellent, lunch, snacks, and camera. Special conditions: Sword grass, steep slopes, and walking in water.

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