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On the Pacific Islands
There are three major groups of islands in the Pacific - Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia. The three groups cover an area from the eastern Philippines to Hawaii, Easter Isle and down to New Zealand. Melanesia's islands are Vanuatu, Santa Cruz, Fiji, the Solomon Islands, New Caledonia and New Guinea.
Mikronesia has more than 600 islands covering more than 7.7 million sq km of oceans, but with a landmass of only 702 sq km and a populace of just over 100,000.
Polynesia consists of more than 1000 islands, among them Samoa, the Cook Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Norfolk Island. The islands have a surface area of 310,000 km2 and a populations of 3 million inhabitants. There' s a wide choice of Pacific Island language options, which includes a wide choice of predgin English and French.
However, in general Fiji and Motu are the major official langauges of the Melanesic Islands, while English is the major tongue of Micronesia. Polynesia is slightly different, Samoa and Tahiti have their own tongue, but English is widely used. Keywords; The currencies depend on where you are travelling on the Pacific Islands, but here are a few general rules.
Cokoo Islands: French Polynesia: The French Pacific Franc in 10.000F, 5.000F, 1.000F and 500F banknotes with 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 Franc coinn. The Solomon Islands: The Solomon Island Dollar in $100, $50, $20, $10, $5 and $2 banknotes with $1, $ 50, $50?, $20?, $20, $20?, $5 and $2 banknotes with $1, $50?, $20, $50?, $20? and $2? nick. All over the Pacific Islands there is a wide selection of delicious food, shellfish and regional specialities, all of which are comfortably and casually catered for.
Tips are not anticipated in the Pacific Islands, although rounded billing is accepted but not necessary. There are two large groups of geology around the Pacific Ocean - either ocean or continent. Contiguous islands are characterized by mountains that form along faults and lush lands such as the Mariana Islands, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.
Oceania are either vulcanic islands or low profile altolls, like the Marshal Islands or Kiribati. The highest summit of the Micronesian Islands is Mount Dolohmwar on the Pohnpei at 791 metres. The highest summit of the Melanesic Islands is Mount Balbi in Papua New Guinea at 2715 metres.
The highest summit of the Polish islands is Mount Kea on Hawaii with 4205m. Pacific Islands' climates are tropic with only two distinct periods - either humid or arid. The Pacific Islands airport network includes Port Vila in Vanuatu, Apia in Samoa, Honiara in the Solomon Islands, Nuku'alofa in Tonga and Funafuti in Tuvalu.
The Fiji Airlines operates flights to many different destinations in Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands. While the Pacific Islands are a great place all year round, April to May and October to November are the best seasons. Because of the summers in the north of the globe, July to August is also one of the most busy tourism seasons on the Pacific Islands.
It' a great way to stay a whole full year in the Pacific. Discover the breathtaking Blue Hole and glittering shores and journey through the thick jungles, coir groves and towns along the way. Float in the crystalline water of the Blue Hole, snorkell along the beach and relax in the mild South Pacific rain.
This wonderful and unspoilt (30m deep) swim is located on the southern shore of the Upolu in Samoa. There are so many wonderful Pacific Islands, there are so many ways to discover the miracles and cultures of the Pacific. Transportation includes internal air travel between the islands, as well as regional bus, car hire, boat hire, kayak hire, canoes and bikes.
As there are many small airfields on the Pacific Islands, so if you want to discover the area, this is definitely an easiest and most practical one. When deciding to rent a vehicle, keep in mind to verify the limitations of where you can travel, do not leave your vehicle under palm tree (falling coconuts) and, according to the island, travel on both the right and right sides.
You will find many boat trips to the islands and the lagoon, but you can also rent kayaks or canoes or even take a sightseeing trip. A lot of natives and visitors use bikes to cover small trips on the islands, and you will have no problems renting a bicycle on vacation.
You can even rent a bike and discover the islands with a group of your family.