Can you envision being surrounded by hundreds of downed airplanes and wartime shipwrecks? The boats and planes still holding on to their own massive forms are only minimized by the extensive size of their new home, the ocean. Fish and marine animals, large and small, call these new structures their own abode, bringing color and vibrancy to the once devastated war collateral. Located in Micronesia, Truk Lagoon (also pronounced Chuuk Lagoon) is a literal visual candy store. An amazing example of destruction recreating itself into living beauty, Truk Lagoon is not only mesmerizing because of the 300-plus airplanes and ships…

Yap Island is a diver’s paradise. This is the beautiful world of manta rays. In this precious area rich in planktonic organisms, pristine water and protection, the mantas rays are able to flourish giving the opportunity to see these lovely creatures display their mesmerizing aquatic flying. But that isn’t the only underwater viewing pleasure that Yap offers.