Ruined city of Nan Madol, Pohnpei (Ponape), Federated States of Micronesia…

Ruined city of Nan Madol, Pohnpei (Ponape), Federated States of Micronesia…

Federated States of Micronesia - Chuuk island

Federated States of Micronesia - Chuuk island

Stone Money Bank, Yap, Federated States of Micronesia | Yap is an island in the Caroline Islands of the western Pacific Ocean and a state of the Federated States of Micronesia. The Stone Money Banks are located throughout the island. The money is still used, but more for traditional  exchange.

Stone Money Bank, Yap, Federated States of Micronesia | Yap is an island in the Caroline Islands of the western Pacific Ocean and a state of the Federated States of Micronesia. The Stone Money Banks are located throughout the island. The money is still used, but more for traditional exchange.

Yap - Federated States of Micronesia * Yap is one of the last South Pacific islands to resist Western ways, using traditional stone currency and rejecting offers to bring mass tourism to the island.  It is a diver's paradise, however, with turquoise water that are the national habitat of 1,000 pound manta rays, winged giants that post no threat to humans.

Yap - Federated States of Micronesia * Yap is one of the last South Pacific islands to resist Western ways, using traditional stone currency and rejecting offers to bring mass tourism to the island. It is a diver's paradise, however, with turquoise water that are the national habitat of 1,000 pound manta rays, winged giants that post no threat to humans.

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