Cruises from Yap Island
The island of Yap, which actually consists of four continental islands that are very close together and joined within a common coral reef, is the most intriguing island in Micronesia. Scattered throughout the island are huge, ancient, stone money discs that are very heavy and are never moved around. They are still used for ceremonial exchanges, such as transfers of land titles. All islanders know who owns each disc, and there is also a stone money bank. Read more
It is interesting that on Yap traditional clothing is still worn. Indeed even in the capital of Colonia it is not uncommon for women to work in stores bare-breasted.