Conquering the Forbidden (Island)

Way out on the east coast of the island beyond the jungles and rugged terrains of Kagman, Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands  juts out a small piece of rock that has continued to lure even the non-adventurous to try the tricky trails and conquer the forbidden. This small spectacular plateau called Forbidden Island looks…

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‘Forbidden’ angles

The Forbidden Island is just one spectacular plateau that looks like it was sliced it off from the main island and pushed a bit off the shore but there is more to this slab of a rock than meets the eye. I have seen the Forbidden Island from the overview and close from the base…

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One night on Forbidden Island

THE word “forbidden” kept ringing in my ears as I frantically grabbed footholds and handholds among the sharp, jutting rocks. It was getting dark and I was trying to stop the uncontrollable shaking of my knees and the rising fear that one false step could send me hurtling down the steep cliffs resulting in serious…

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