Category Archives: Solomon Islands

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Experience: Heritage Park Hotel, Solomon Islands

Working your way through Honiara, you may think that this chaotic capital city has little to offer in terms of accommodation, but off of a small side street of a central roundabout is an international standard hotel. Heritage Park Hotel is named for its rich roots dating back to the 1950s when British governors resided … Continue reading Experience: Heritage Park Hotel, Solomon Islands

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Guadalcanal Revisited

Spending an impromptu week in Guadalcanal of the Solomon Islands and seeing some excellent World War II sights on the trip, Pacifying the Pacific. Journey I returned to the Solomon Islands because I needed to transit in Nauru and Honiara was the economical choice. I also wanted to explore the Guadalcanal more in depth. This … Continue reading Guadalcanal Revisited

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Solomon Islands and Vanuatu

Exploring WWII ruins, wandering cities, diving shipwrecks, visiting pristine beaches and snorkeling reefs in the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu on the trip, Pacifying the Pacific. Solomon Islands Leaving Papua New Guinea, I was on a Air Niugini flight to Honiara, the capital of the Solomon Islands. The landing was so hard we bounced a bit. … Continue reading Solomon Islands and Vanuatu

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Pacifying the Pacific

Pacifying the Pacific: An island hopping tour covering 14 new countries! The pacific currently isn’t particularly in turmoil so it doesn’t need to be pacified, but my urge to travel there does. Thus the name of my new trip: Pacifying the Pacific (urge). I’m including East Timor which is technically Asia, but for its proximity … Continue reading Pacifying the Pacific