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Espiritu Santo WWII Tour

Espiritu Santo was an important base of operations during WWII. The Allies used the island as a support and supply base. Santo eventually became the second largest US base in the Pacific with 40,000 troops stationed there. They had airbases, repair facilities and a naval harbor. Today reminders of the war are scattered throughout the … Continue reading Espiritu Santo WWII Tour

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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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Swakopmund on the Skeleton Coast

Visiting the main sights of Swakopmund and exploring the Skeleton Coast on The South of Africa Tour where I visit 13 new countries. The fourth largest city in Namibia was started in 1892 as a German harbor. Eventually the British took over and transferred the harbor activities to Walvis Bay. The town then started to … Continue reading Swakopmund on the Skeleton Coast