Off the beaten path: Micronesia

Micronesia, the country consisting of 607 islands which had the largest stone coin in history and which was an inspiration for Lovecraft's Cthulhu and his hordes, is quite an off the beaten path destination by itself. There are many interesting places to explore and things to do - each island has something special about it, be it the grim Nan Madol fortress , the stone money of Yap, the legends of Isikelekel, the weird history of Saudeleur dynasty, the Blue Hole on Kosrae and more

The grim fortress of Nan Madol

Nan Madol is a mysterious and feared by the locals megalithic structure in Micronesia, the mystery of which has not been solved to this day. No one knows who, why and for what purpose built it, but…

The biggest money in the world

Rai stones of the island Yap, Micronesia, is literally the biggest money in the world, each coin weighing up to 5 tons and having a diameter of 4 meters. Obviously, you can't carry these around in the…