Hiking & Windsurfing Adventures on Guam by Barrett & Evan Walker

Barrett & Peggy visit their son's family on the Pacific island of Guam from late March to early April, 2009.

Posted by: bpw

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Guam is a US military base and hub for Continental Airlines.
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Location of Guam & connecting flights that our son pilots to Japan, Philippines & Australia
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Hotels on Tumon Bay where you can rent beginner boards. Short boards can be rented at Cocos Island...
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With light winds after our arrival, Chuck, a friend of my son, invited us on a hike and snorkeling...
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Haputo Beach and reef reached by a steep trail through the forest.
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Beautiful Haputo Beach
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Standing Latte stone, erected by the native Chamorro people between 1,000 to 400 years ago. Chuck...
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Evan free-diving the outer reef.
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Blue coral growing in lagoon
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Our granddaughter, Effie, holding a flightless Coco bird. Most birds on Guam were wiped out by the...
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Boardsailors cleared & maintain this beach launch site. Apparently beach grass is valuable on...
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Evan cruising over flat water protected by the outer reef.
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Barrett trying out son's new Naish freestyle-wave board.
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Pacific waves crash on the outer reef, but the water inside is smooth. Strong currents and a narrow...
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Moderate, steady trade winds and shallow, warm water have made kite surfing popular on Guam.
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Chuck on a kite, sailing with Barrett on a windsurfer.
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Chuck launching a jump.
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Petco, the second kiter from the right, saved the lives of two fishermen who were swept by tidal...
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Barrett skimming along, looking down through the crystal-clear water. You can see coral and fish...
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Day at the beach with our son's family. Evan's wife, Eliana, is expecting a son. Granddaughters...
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Barrett's son, Evan, launching new Naish 104 liter board with 6.0 meter sail.
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Evan, windsurfing self-portrait taken with handheld waterproof camera.