Ruins of an old church

TINIAN, Northern Mariana Islands–If there is one structure that would never fail to catch one’s attention on the historic island of Tinian, it is this old bell tower or what has remained of it at the back of the San Jose Catholic church in the village of San Jose. The ruins of the old bell…

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Eerie twilight at a radar tower

IN a small island like Saipan, an individual with a pair of itchy feet must have to double the effort and sharpen his or her to wanderlust senses to scout for new crannies to explore. As a newcomer to Saipan last year, I was eager and thirsty to explore everything, turning deaf ears to the…

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