Why Should I Go to the Marshall Islands?

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No, they are not blowing up bombs anymore. I’ll give you five reasons to go there.



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Weather or not

It’s hot! Although you should know the wet season is from May to November.

Sure, they get the occasional typhoon. And there have been a couple floods in the last few years.

But we were there to help in 2013, when the northern atolls of the Marshall Islands experienced drought. The United States President declared an emergency and provided humanitarian support.


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They Speak English

Okay, the official language of the Marshall Islands is Marshallese, but many speak English.

They are mostly Christian with cannibals definitely in the minority. Just kidding. And you can visit a small community of Muslims based in Majuro at their new mosque.

You Could Attend College

There are two colleges in the Marshall Islands – the College of the Marshall Islands and The University of the South Pacific.



There are beautiful woman.


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These women are using the barter system still common on their island.


Modern

You can sometimes find modern conveniences.


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Visit the People

Check out small farms where they grow coconuts, tomatoes, melons, and breadfruit.


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Handicrafts

Still being produced in small factories.


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Go Fishing

It’s islands. Everyone goes fishing!


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Copra

Find out what the heck copra is and why it is so valuable. Then go back and amaze your friends.


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