Yap - Homestay September 24th 2008 Yap, the island of stone money (that's probably why there is no ATM), cultural dances, topless women, men's houses, land crabs, beetle nuts, and manta rays. It 's located 45 minutes flying to the east of Palau.
We stayed a week on this island and it was quite an experience for many reasons, one of them was because Lennard decided to book a homestay for this location in stead of an hotel.
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Oceania » Micronesia » Yap In 1979 the Federated States of Micronesia, a UN Trust Territory under US administration, adopted a constitution. In 1986 independence was attained under a Compact of Free Association with the US, which was amended and renewed in 2004. Present concer... ... read more
Start date: August 29, 2008
End date: February 28th, 2009
2 backpacks and a bunch of plane tickets
We moved to the US early 2007 and we have been in Santa Monica for over a year and a half now. The big question, do we go back to The Netherlands or stay here, is coming at us and fast. Making this decision is so hard, therefore we figured we need more time to think about it. That's when we decided to get away for 6 months and backpack through Asia, Australia, New Zealand and South America. So we took a leave, sold our car, ended ou... full info