Travel Blogs from Guam, Guam

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One day visiting the USA, Tumon, Guam travel blog

One day visiting the USA

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... is the back-story about why Guam is "Where America starts its day". Although inhabited by the Chamorro people since around 1500 B.C., Guam became a Spanish colony after Magellan landed in 1521, and was later given to the USA as part of the settlement of ...

Breakfast At Denny's, Tumon Heights, Guam travel blog

Breakfast At Denny's

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... of travelers with no specific place to be, we decided to stop in and have a look around. We had been forewarned that Guam was effectively a U.S. military base with all of the good and bad that comes with that much American influence. Nonetheless it was as ...

Hafa Adai! Guam in a day, Tumon, Guam travel blog

Hafa Adai! Guam in a day

A travel blog entry by hecqs

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Hafa Adai! Guam's way of welcoming their visitors. After unpacking my stuffs, I went outside to find dinner and to my surprise, almost everything is written in Japanese, or is it Korean. I ended up eating inside the confines of my room. I woke up ...

Jumping out of a perfectly good plane, Tamuning, Guam travel blog

Jumping out of a perfectly good plane

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... watch the sun set and the hundreds of Japanese on the beach. It is Saturday: they are here for the weekend. To say bye to Guam, we have our meal in the HRC. I should remember for next time: vegetables in the HRC means: broccoli. At home, I update ...

All roads lead to Guam, Hagatna, Guam travel blog

All roads lead to Guam

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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Is diving supposed to be fun ???, Tamuning, Guam travel blog

Is diving supposed to be fun ???

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... I send a mail? So we do not recommend: http://www.gtds.com/center/index.html But check out: http://www.atlantisadventures.com/guam.cfm Just saw it, do not know whether it is really that cool or what it costs. In the late afternoon we go ...

Back in Guam again, Tamuning, Guam travel blog

Back in Guam again

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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All roads still lead to Guam, Hagatna, Guam travel blog

All roads still lead to Guam

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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R & R in Guam, Tamuning, Guam travel blog

R & R in Guam

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... Islands. It is the 32nd largest island of the United States and is the largest island in Micronesia. The Chamorros, Guam's indigenous inhabitants, first populated the island approximately 4,000 years ago. Today, Guam's economy is mainly supported by ...

My ship is too close to yours..., Oceanview, Guam travel blog

My ship is too close to yours...

A travel blog entry by guamblog

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... the Tokai causing considerable damage, but not sinking her.Sinking History Seven months later, the US submarine SNAPPER, patrolling west of Guam, spotted two ships in the harbor. Not knowing at the time that these were the Tokai Maru and another damaged ...

A small island, but still US soil!, Guam, Guam travel blog

A small island, but still US soil!

A travel blog entry by reds_adventure

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Another new place to visit! The island of Guam is US territory in the Pacific Ocean. This important island is a key military location and many of our ships and airplanes that patrol the Pacific Ocean and Asia are based ...

Lower Sigua Falls Redemption Hike, Yigo, Guam travel blog

Lower Sigua Falls Redemption Hike

A travel blog entry by guamblog

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... (should have brought a map blog), Joe and I headed out again with a different approach this time... using a map! We bought a guam hiking guidebook and map to navigate through the trails. I can't say that either helped much because the entire hike is ...

Theres always enough time!, Oceanview, Guam travel blog

Theres always enough time!

A travel blog entry by guamblog

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... on the south side of the island. Merizo is right next to Umatac Bay and Magellan's landing. Magellans landing is the spot on Guam where Ferdinand Magellan landed in the 1500s and later settle in the spanish. I got some pictures I thought that were pretty ...

Not having brakes on a hill can be a problem, Tumon, Guam travel blog

Not having brakes on a hill can be a problem

A travel blog entry by guamblog

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I got off of work about 3pm on Wednesday to finally see some pretty clear skies after a TON of rain the past couple days. Can't let that go to waste! I met up with a buddy, Jeremy ( who had the day off), at the hot-spot ( an airman rec-center and ...

Lost in Guam, Hagatna, Guam travel blog

Lost in Guam

A travel blog entry by jcbeep

Cheeky wee jaunt to the ...

Marbo Caves, Yigo, Guam travel blog

Marbo Caves

A travel blog entry by guamblog

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So for some reason I still have not figured out to this day, on a saturday night, in the middle of a tropical storm... We decided caving would be an awesome idea. Talk about some blair witch project! Stocked up on underwater flashlights, snorkel gear and ...

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My "Big Fish story"

A travel blog entry by guamblog

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... .  The first one at "Blue and White" was new ground but I just saw a lot of the same colorful fish you see everywhere in Guam so nothing too crazy or exciting there. It was just nice and relaxing and there were lots of fish to see. Our second dive at ...

at sea...Japan tomorrow, Guam, Guam travel blog

at sea...Japan tomorrow

A travel blog entry by dshewbridge

The weather was rainy and the sea was very rough all yesterday...but, a little better today and it looks like the sun may even come out.... We have filled out two immigration forms for Japan...and tomorrow at 8 am we have to go into the terminal in Japan ...

Tallest Mountain in the world, Oceanview, Guam travel blog

Tallest Mountain in the world

A travel blog entry by guamblog

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... the base of the mountain at 36000 feet below sea level (almost 7 miles.. stand corrected) and the summit being the highest point of Guam, it takes the cake.  After doing a little bit of research (come to find out not enough) and packing, my co weather ...

Advanced Open Water Scuba course, Oceanview, Guam travel blog

Advanced Open Water Scuba course

A travel blog entry by guamblog

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I took the advanced open water SCUBA course this weekend. It consisted of reading a useless book, knocking out some quizzes, and completing 5 specialty dives. The dive we chose were the Night diving, wreck diving, drift diving, navigation, and deep water ...

A very different Island, Guam, Guam travel blog

A very different Island

A travel blog entry by dshewbridge

... see much that was interesting.  We went to a cultural villiage only to find that it was mostly closed....so much for the Guam experience.... We are now on our way to Nagasaki, in the Philippine Sea.  The weather is still warm but mostly cloudy ...

STOP is a four letter word, Merizo, Guam travel blog

STOP is a four letter word

A travel blog entry by guamblog

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... beautiful daughter. She was honest, modest; her charm so natural that her beauty impressed everyone around her. When Spain ruled Guam a proud family lived in Agana, the capital city. The father was a wealthy Spanish aristocrat and the mother was a ...

The full moon, Oceanview, Guam travel blog

The full moon

A travel blog entry by guamblog

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... comes out parallel with the oceans surface that goes from 60 to 130 feet. Its supposed to be really exhilarating and one of Guam's favorite dive spots. However, our boat captain was not a very risky fellow and due to the waves pushing outside of the ...

Should have brought a map!, Tumon, Guam travel blog

Should have brought a map!

A travel blog entry by guamblog

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So, pretty much every hike Ive ventured on so far, we have accomplished without a map. Ive looked at satellite pictures, read travel blogs and used a gps to find a trail heading but being that adventurous does NOT always work to your advantage. Lesson ...

Jump Around, Mangilao, Guam travel blog

Jump Around

A travel blog entry by guamblog

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Last weekend myself and a couple of buddies here ventured out to Pagat Point. It was like a 1 hour hike/boulder down a thick forest and rock cliff. Pretty exciting but very buggy! And I definitly learned that sunscreen is kind of essential in the ...

Guam revisited 2, Guam, Guam travel blog

Guam revisited 2

A travel blog entry by mmtk

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... smiling to all people in the vicinity. Dining with her is great. Once again we were very lucky with the beautiful sunsets of Guam. In particular the sunset pictures with the canoes are worth a glance. After Guam we traveled to Manila for a short ...

The land down under, Oceanview, Guam travel blog

The land down under

A travel blog entry by guamblog

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So, I havent made a lot of entries on here recently... My camera went to heaven and im waiting on another one to come through. I ordered the Canon Powershot D10, This one is supposed to go underwater to 33 ft so hopefully I won't break this one! ...

Who said Guam had no waves???, Tumon, Guam travel blog

Who said Guam had no waves???

A travel blog entry by guamblog

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It was a nice day and I only had to work for a few hours today so a couple of us took a trip out to Gun Beach and went snorkeling. The waves were hugs from the departure of Typhoon Morakot that had just intensified near ...

Im on a boat, Oceanview, Guam travel blog

Im on a boat

A travel blog entry by guamblog

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... currents out there are usually pretty rough so boats almost never make it out there. Its an island maybe a mile southwest of Guam thats almost uninhabited. The currents underwater were pretty strong but it made the dives so much cooler! The first dive was ...

A short stint, Guam, Guam travel blog

A short stint

A travel blog entry by moss1823

... population. Unlike Palau and Saipan it is completely US owned and operated. Many Americans live on island (mainly on the military base). Guam was a mecca center for shopping and eating, and Marcia told us how people plan trips to Guam just to shop at ...

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