Home of some of the best freshwater diving in the world, Brockville Ontario sits on the edge of the mighty St. Lawrence River. Beautiful for the 1000 Islands scattered along the waterway, these granite sentries are a playground for tourists, but historically they posed a much greater threat for vessels sailing into the Great Lakes for trade and commerce.
In the heart of the Marshall Islands lies the ruins of the Terushima Maru, one of the many casualties of World War II that still carries a deadly cargo. A supply ship once used by the Japanese to support outposts in the Pacific, it now rest in the calm waters of Maloelap Atoll and is home to an abundance of marine life.
During WWII Taroa Island in the Marshall Islands was the home to the most easterly Japanese airfield. Destroyed by ruthless bombing by American forces in 1945, visitors can still bear witness to the history of this battle when walking through the jungle to this day. This is the story of the battle and the legacy left behind for the Marshallese who live within the ruins of this brutal conflict.
While you read this somewhere in the world an isolated island brimming with waterfalls continue to carve their way through a rugged mountainous interior towards the sea. This remote and demanding hike to reach the Six Waterfalls is a must for those lucky enough to be visiting the tropical island of Pohnpei, Micronesia.