Carp Island Resort
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... from WWII. They also had a museum gift shop that had many beautiful native crafts. The most famous of these are "story boards". These are carved mahogany boards, that have local stories carved into their surfaces. They are really beautiful so I got one. Other passengers went diving and snorkeling and said it was wonderful. The day was overcast and it rained when we got back to the ship but they day in Koror was wonderful.
... immunity idols. There was some stiff competition but two idols were deemed as winners by the tribe. Competition over we all hid our idols on the island for someone else to find.
Next dive of the day was the famous Ulong Channel. This is another of Palau’s strong drift dives and is best done on an incoming tide. As is the case with most drifts it is a case of floating around and letting the current do its thing, which is exactly what we ...
The site itself is very popular for one reason – Manta Rays. In the middle of the site there is a Manta cleaning station where they come in, hover over a bommie and get cleaned by the fish. Because Manta Rays are cool, people what to see them.
We got to the site about 9:30 and there were already about five other boats with divers already in the water. We hopped in and started our slow drift into the channel. The channel itself is mainly white sand with ...
... serving Japanese tourists
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... we sat back and watched some of the diving fanatics negotiate their preferred dive sites (all the while double-checking their gear which would have made some NASA astronauts envious- do you really notice the lighter weight of a titanium regulator in your mouth??). Feeling very out of place, I was flashing back to our formal dinners on the cruise ship when we showed up in our hiking gear (we actually met a Schnapps enthusiast from Austria who was planning on diving 25 days ...