A Walking Tour of Koror

It’s Vodicka family tradition to take a long walk after the Thanksgiving meal–get some fresh air and let the sweet potatoes and stuffing settle so you can make room for pumpkin pie. I thought it appropriate this week, then, to lead you on a walk through downtown Koror, the commercial center of Palau and our home for the year (technically speaking, we live in the state of Koror, but our neighborhood is on Ngerekebesang Island–pronounced “Arakabasang”–outside of downtown Koror and physically set apart by a causeway, which Brian drives on his way into town every day).

The tour won’t take long: suffice it to say that folks don’t visit Palau for its urban offerings, shopping or otherwise. But I find a few spots quite photogenic, and hope this gives you a sense of “metropolitan” Palau, where we do our grocery shopping and mail your letters, go for Thai and Indian food and sit twice a day in some mind-boggling two-lane traffic–if it’s Pay Day Friday, forget it!

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3 thoughts on “A Walking Tour of Koror

  1. Thanks for the Turkey Trot–but with warmer weather and vegetation, murals and inspiring architecture. Our widget says that with the temp & humidity, it felt like 100 degrees yesterday?? It is now 16 and gonna be 7 tonight–so rejoice!

  2. Anna,
    Beautiful photos! A picture says a thousand words. Thanks for sharing a part of the world I could only imagine… (however, I did get that sneak preview via skype, amazing). Hugs

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