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Forbidden Island (Rumung)

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Overview of Forbidden Island (Rumung)

The island of Rumung has been forbidden to all foreigners since the 17th century. The absolute preservation of culture and tradition was paramount to the community of Rumung.

The barriers of entry were recently lifted to allow a few outsiders to visit select areas of this truly historic spot. A symbolic artifact of the Yapese culture resides on the island - the two largest pieces of stone money within the island chain - both span approximately 12 feet and each weigh more than a few tons.

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  • Forbidden Island Tour - Forbidden islands in faraway places seem only to exist in movies: now is your chance to visit one yourself. Sign-up for the Rumung tour and enter anot...
  • Island Tour of Yap - Visting some of Yap's outlying villages where you will tour the meeting houses, the stone money banks, the men's houses, stone paths that intertwined ...

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"Excellent food and service. Clean and well maintained. Great place to stop for coffee and espresso. Restaurant offers outdoor seating under roof.


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