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PIC Half Marathon

Last weekend, I participated in one of Saipan’s running races — the PIC Road Race and so wanted to give you a recap of what happened. Sorry for the lack of pictures but it was raining so I decided to … Continue reading

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Taga and Tachonga Beaches

Now that you know the history of Taga, you know why the most popular beach in Tinian is called Taga Beach. It is basically across the street from the Tinian Dynasty hotel and casino so it’s a popular tourist destination … Continue reading

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Welcome to Tinian Health Center!

Tinian Health Center (THC) is a hop, skip and jump away from the main hospital where I work — but unlike Kagman which is also very close, it involves a plane ride to get there. As you can imagine, this … Continue reading

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Hike at Naftan Point Part One

This past weekend, I went on a hike with some fellow nurses and their families at the area of the island called Naftan — just south of the airport on Saipan’s southern tip. We met up early to beat some … Continue reading

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Apartment in Saipan

One of the first items on my agenda that I left completely untouched prior to arriving here was finding a home. I was fortunate enough to have a place provided for me temporarily by my work so I knew I … Continue reading

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Life Back in Saipan Part Four

Back to our regularly scheduled programming… Today I was at a meeting where we were discussing the welcome of new medical staff to the island. It brought me back to when I first arrived myself. In particular we were bringing … Continue reading

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Onto the next island

I left Saipan about 3 days ago and have had quite a traveling experience so far. As I should have been able to predict (although didn’t expect), my flight was delayed/cancelled from Saipan to Guam. Part of living on a … Continue reading

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