If you want to enjoy the pristine purity of untouched tropical nature — this release is for you, because Palau – beautiful tropical Paradise and one of the most pristine places on the planet.
Palau is an archipelago of about 250 Islands, located in the Western Pacific ocean. It is an independent state – the Republic of Palau, although geographically it is part of the larger island group of Micronesia. For more than 30 years he was part of the Trust territory of the Pacific Islands under United States administration. In 1994, the state became fully independent.
Most of the more than 100 Islands are low-lying coral Islands, crossed the barrier reefs. Besides, most of them are not inhabited.
The population is approximately 21,000 people, scattered around 250 Islands in the Western chain of the Caroline Islands.
The most famous attractions Palau Islands are a Rocky group of green Islands covered with vegetation, with a few bright white sandy beaches.
They were formed by ancient coral reefs, and the founding of the limestone forms succumbed to the slow erosion over thousands of years. This erosion and gave them a "mushroom" shape.
According to different sources, in the archipelago of 250 to more than 400 Islands with a total area of 47 square kilometers and a height of 207 m
Most of the Islands are not inhabited and known for its beaches, blue lagoons and interesting umbrella form Islands.
Rocky Islands and their surrounding reefs are popular tourist places in Palau, Blue corner, Blue hole, German channel and the famous Jellyfish lake is one of the many lakes on the Islands, which is home to several species of Niassa jellyfish found only in Palau.
This is the most popular place among tourists in Palau.
In fact, Palau offers some of the planet's best dive sites.
From deep sea diving to flow in waves, from stingrays to sharks and from the shallow lagoons and colorful to perfectly decorated caves and shelters – all of Palau.
Although now most of the Islands are not inhabited, when it was Palauan settlers and the locals continue to use these territories and their resources in the development of culture and leisure.
On the island there is a significant collection of cultural remains of local settlers that about five thousand years.
Archaeological evidence of people's lives in the local caves, including cave paintings and burial sites, suggests that people have lived here and enjoyed the seasonal marine ecosystem in 3100 BC