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The Tenaru River was an area of intense fighting - Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands  

The Tenaru River was an area of intense fighting - Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands

On the Trail of The Old Breed

August 23rd 2012
Now fully recovered from a serious illness during my overseas holidays at the end of 2011, I eased back into the world of exploration with a short and necessary break to the Solomon Islands. It was with a greater deal of excitement than normal, for this marked not only my return to travelling, but also affirmed that my experience with scrub typhus had not dissuaded me from “exotic” destination ... 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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