Untouched east Malaita February 5th 2009 Malaita
Malaita is the second biggest island in the Solomon Islands group. Its inhabitants are known as ambitious and striving in comparison to people from other islands and I must agree with that. This means that they are not too shy to ask a visitor for any favor (other islanders often are) but in some cases they exaggerate. Anyway, they are all very friendly and ready to help.
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Oceania » Solomon Islands » Malaita 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