Monthly Archives: August 2011

Stars on the Water

What a lovely, peaceful night. The ocean has always brought great joy to me, and it is a large part of why I’m thankful every day that I came to Kwaj. I am so happy here.

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Boat to Ebeye

Yesterday, on my 4-week anniversary of arriving on Kwaj, I finally got on a boat. I took a catamaran to nearby Ebeye and back, although I didn’t get off the boat as I had to get back for work. The … Continue reading

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Tide Pools: Part 2

I finally checked out the tide pools at low tide today, and I was completely blown away. The pools are even larger and deeper than I had thought, and they are PACKED with life. Here are a few shots from … Continue reading

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A Tour Of Kwaj

Following is a (mostly) photo guide of what I’ve found on Kwaj, including food, shops, activities, lodging, and more. It is not all-inclusive, but I tried to get the highlights. The photos are ordered more in a categorical order rather … Continue reading

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Tide Pools

I’ve received a lot of great questions about Kwaj lately, and I look forward to blogging about them. One question I got was what are the dark spots along the ocean shore on the satellite image of Kwaj (see yesterday’s … Continue reading

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Kwajalein Geography Lesson

Ok, time for a geography lesson. Just where am I? Kwajalein Island is part of Kwajalein Atoll, a group of about 100 islands on a coral reef surrounding the world’s largest lagoon. Kwajalein Atoll is part of the Republic of … Continue reading

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More About the Island

I’ve been here for almost three weeks now. Sometimes it feels like longer, and sometimes it feels like the time has just flown by. In short, I’m adjusting well and still loving it here. Of course there are the little … Continue reading

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