S: Guam 2010
FC: Guam 2010
1: 400 Foot Cliff
2: Forbidden Devotion Despair Tragedy Forever | Always Together
3: Beauty in Blue
4: Latte Stone Park
5: They Don't Build 'Em Like This Anymore | Plaza de Espana
6: Forever Art | Spanish Tiles
7: Life is in | the Details | A lady and her parasol | Plaza de Espana
8: Paused for a cool beer at The Mermaid Tavern | Pop... Sip... Ahhh... | Lovely Sirena
9: Asan Ridge Trail... imagine fighting a war here... | Japanese Pill Box
10: You would never guess a war had devastated this beauty. | The sun was bright, the breeze was warm, the water was blue, the waves were calm... and I collected sea shells where hundreds had died. | Juxtaposition of destruction and rebirth
11: Asan Beach | Wounds Heal | Nature reclaims and recovers
12: Just Keep Swimming | A parade of turtles at The Plaza
14: I even wore closed toed shoes! | Asquiroga Caves
15: Hot Muggy Steep Muddy Slick Wild Fun!
16: Splish Splash
17: We wanted to come back to snorkel, but it poured the day we planned to return.... | Inarajan Pools
19: There once was a man, his name was Magellan A Porchagese skipper, the girls found him cute... | History
20: "Flood your mask, Melissa." "Nope.' "Come on, flood your mask." "Nope." "Maybe later... come on, let's look at turtles."
21: Magical Blue Aquatic Wonderland | Getting my SCUBA Certification
22: Built: 1805 - 1813 Purpose: To protect Galleons as they stopped on their way from Acapulco to Manila. When Mexico revolted against Spain, the Galleon voyages stopped and the Fort was abandoned and fell into ruins.
23: Fort Soledad
24: Always Remember
25: Vietnam War Memorial | Overlooking Umatac, this memorial is dedicated to the 74 Chamorro men who died in the Vietnam War. Developed in 1971, a special Mass is held at the site each Memorial Day.
26: Cetti Bay Overlook 60 steps to behold such a view!
27: Jeff's Pirate Cove Pirate plater brunch before our boat dive... nom nom nom... | Tobacco: OK Anything else: Not OK
28: Artistic Wood Products | Ifil Wood Artist Michael Genereux. It is illegal to cut down an Ifil tree so all of Michael's sculptures are created from dead trees. He often pulls the wood from underwater as it is so dense it doesn't float. Found only on a few of the islands in Micronesia, Ifit wood is so hard it is termite resistant and a nail can not be driven into it.
29: Nature's Beauty Man's Vision
30: Always the Sea | Boat Diving!
31: Octopus! Sea Cucumbers! Nudibranch! Crown of Thorns Starfish! Anemones! Giant Clams! Crabs! Fishes... and... and... wait, where are the sharks?
32: SO MANY TOURISTS!
33: Government House The Governor's official residence-incorporates elements of both the Chamorro and Spanish cultural heritage, and commands an excellent view of Hagtña and Hagatña Bay.
34: I picked seashells here. Seeing this photo is when history reached out and touched me. | Asan Beach - July 28, 1944
36: 90 plaques | 13,163 Lives Lost | Asan Bay Overlook | Memorial to the soldiers who died July 21-August 10, 1944
37: Memorial to the people of Guam who died December 8, 1941- July 21, 1944
38: Befriend the bartender!
39: Statue of Liberty Park This replica stands at the entrance of Hagatna harbor, visible to approaching boats. The statue was constructed by the Boy Scouts of America in 1950 in observance of their 40th anniversary.
40: Art Depicts Life
41: University of Guam | Learning
42: Ritidian Beach, Guam This is where the journey started. I saw a photo of Rhonda & her family snorkeling here on New Year's Day. It looked so beautiful I just had to see it for myself.....
43: Stuff I Ate! | Chamorro Lunch | Mt. Lam Lam! Best. treat. Ever. | Bread Fruit & Finadene
44: Snorkeling at Haputo Restricted access to descend 300 feet down a billion narrow, uneven steps to a white sand beach and protected cove. Swam out to Mushroom Rock and admired the sea life on the way.
45: Mushroom Rock from above and below | Tropical Splendor
46: Narita Japan
47: I would have thought 9000 Yen would have been more impressive | Heading Home....