Truk Stop Hotel
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Truk or Chuuk is in the Federal States of Mircronesia. I had a 14 hour layover here and stayed the night. I stayed at the Truk Stop Hotel. There are 4 islands that make up the Federal States of Micronesia. Yap, Pohnpei, Kosrae and Truk. As far as I know, there is only one way to reach all of them and that is through United airlines and all on the …
Indeed, yesterday, I did not dive. My knee was painful and I HAVE to dive today. I just laid in bed with my leg in the air, ice on it and painkillers. But today, it is Dr T's 44!!! I have a little present and a stupid card for when he wakes up. He is a difficult man to buy presents for, let alone in Micronesia! I arrange for some stuff yesterday, …
United Airlines Flight 154, Segment 5
Pohnpei International Airport (PNI) to Chuuk International Airport (TKK), Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia
Boeing 737-800 N35236
Seat: 7A (United Economy, bulkhead)
Distance: 438 miles
Duration: 1hr 14min
Once boarding is complete, ...
We are back from 11 days travelling with 8 of those days in Chuuk (Truk) Lagoon. This was our 1st big dive trip for years and it was just wonderful. I had forgotten how beautiful the underwater can be. I don't have an underwater camera, but I will try to get some photos from others and post on this site later. I will include a couple of above water pics.
It is a long time travelling, from Brisbane to Cairns, wait 5 hours, Cairns ...
... travelled more than about half an hour from our resort to reach them. Invariably, by 9.45am we were already underwater and in another world.
Ideally, we would do two dives in the morning, and return for new tanks and lunch at the "chook-shack" before heading out for our third dive in the afternoon. The "chook-shack" was the nickname we gave a small prefab shack near the dive shop that served home cooked meals to ...