This place seemed mostly empty at the moment. I believe it was largely funded by the US, your tax dollars at work. ;-) Better Palau though than bailing out a bunch of reckless financial companies who devastated our economy!
Palau above water, sublimely beautiful! March 1st 2009 As I said before, the place is absolutely pristine. On our diving days we would stop at beautiful beaches for lunch. We've never seen so much gorgeous water in our lives.
We rented a car with another couple from California and drove around Babeldoab to see some of the land based sites. The pics speak for themselves. ... read more
Oceania » Palau After three decades as part of the UN Trust Territory of the Pacific under US administration, this westernmost cluster of the Caroline Islands opted for independence in 1978 rather than join the Federated States of Micronesia. A Compact of Free Assoc... ... read more