Monthly Archive: June 2011

Continuing a cultural tradition 0

Continuing a cultural tradition

SHOWCASED in shelves or spread out on any flat surface, they attract attention as spectacular works of art worn by cultural dancers on their necks, arms, hands, heads and ankles. Meticulously inserting the thread into the very small holes of the beads requires a near-perfect eyesight and patience of the saints, and choosing the colors...

Afternoon inside an abandoned World War 2 structure 0

Afternoon inside an abandoned World War 2 structure

THERE is more to spiders and piles of dust that has accumulated through the years when you enter this abandoned building that has played a big role during the second World War on Tinian. Driving by this abandoned two-storey building at the North Field of Saipan will give you the creeps, as though you can...

Out with the tide 0

Out with the tide

A DELIGHTFUL respite from the daily grind of life in this beautiful island would not require one to spend thousands of dollars for an exotic vacation far away. You can have a vacation right where you are, with freedom to choose between short breaks of an hour or two or a whole day— it’s all...

Tranquility at an abandoned park 0

Tranquility at an abandoned park

ROTA — Delightfully situated on a prime spot along the coastal road just before you enter Songsong is one paradise that you should not miss when you’re here —  Pinatang Park. It is a huge boulevard with an entrance made of cement but designed to look like natural logs and intricate woodwork. The gate leads...