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small village at southern end of Quadalcanal  
   

small village at southern end of Quadalcanal

Quaint small village where the houses are built on stilts so the croodialles don't eat the occupatants.
HONIARA - SOLOMONS ISLANDS

July 29th 2009
We arrive in Honiara Monday evening after a 9 ½ hr journey from Marail - southern end of Guadalcanal. Again we were going down wind averaging 6.5 - 7k. It was a peaceful sunny with a few squalls very pleasant. Brian has mooring buoy about 50m off the Honiara Yacht Club. The plan was just to pick up the buoy and we would be set for the evening - We arrived just as it was getting dark at 6.30pm ... read more
Oceania » Solomon Islands » Guadalcanal

Solomon Islander Flag The UK established a protectorate over the Solomon Islands in the 1890s. Some of the bitterest fighting of World War II occurred on these islands. Self-government was achieved in 1976 and independence two years later. Ethnic violence, government malf... ... read more
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