October 27, 2013

Rock Islands, Palau

Photograph by Markus Mauthe, laif/Redux

The picturesque nation of Palau forms an island chain southeast of the Philippines roughly 125 miles long. A trust territory of the United States from 1947 until 1994, this Micronesian archipelago is made up of eight large islands and some 250 islets.

Palau is one of the stops on a National Geographic 125th anniversary private jet expedition. Follow Digital Nomad Andrew Evans on the journey >>

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