A ‘flaming’ welcome to the Northern Islands

IF you are planning a trip to Saipan, Tinian or Rota, do so from March to July — that’s when the flame trees are in bloom and the islands appear to be in “flames.” Flying above Tinian during these months gives you a view of…

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Rota: Visiting a prayer mountain

It was a place I never knew existed here and we reached it by taking the first left turn off the highway on the way up to Mt. Sabana one hot afternoon. We were on the rough, bumpy road w  hen our tour guide, Jack,…

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Ladder Beach gazebo: Your new wedding venue

Photos by Patrick Horton AN unplanned drive to the southern part of the island one afternoon led me and photographer buddy Donna to Ladder Beach where we got a pleasant surprise. We had not visited the place since her wedding in September last year, when…

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