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Atomic Bomb Pits

The most common reason that I encounter people that know about the existence of the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (CNMI) or Saipan (besides the fact that they know me) is that they are a World War II buff. … Continue reading

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Tinian’s Suicide Cliff and Limestone Forest Trail

(FYI, I am back in Saipan already but wanted to catch up on a few other things on Tinian). One of the other things I did in Tinian was visit a few of their sites. I came equipped with a … 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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Internet Connectivity Achieved

I would like to declare that I have access to internet at home and would like to share some tips about the current internet status of Saipan and the CNMI. First of all, as I have been told before.. internet … Continue reading

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Sunset Meeting and DFS Run

Yesterday evening, I met up with a friend who is a physical therapist to discuss the beginnings of what I think will be a really exciting project on hemophilia and bleeding disorder awareness. There are certainly a number of things … Continue reading

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The Return

Welcome back.. to me to my own blog. I’m hopeful that I will again be resuming regular posts to this blog in light of a recent personal change in location. To where? In about seven hours, I will be back … Continue reading

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The forgotten islands

As part of my day to day job currently, I not only take care of my own patients that come through my department, but also serve as a consultant to patients from other departments. Over the course of the year, … Continue reading

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Flame Tree Arts Festival

This annual event in Saipan is one of the biggest events of the year. I got to visit and picked up some photo prints of panoramic views of Saipan from a photographer who is a retired surgeon who served Saipan … Continue reading

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Covenant Day

This week is the unimaginable three-day week for employees places that celebrate government holidays .. Monday off for Covenant Day and Friday off for Good Friday. While it doesn’t affect me in the hospital necessarily, the plethora of holidays must … Continue reading

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Windy Saipan

Recently, it’s been slightly overcast and windy which means for weather in the 70s which is a nice change. It doesn’t mean the sun doesn’t peak out occasionally. I ran a long run this past weekend and when the sun … Continue reading

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