Travel to the Solomon Islands

The archipelago of the islands Solomon It is made up of about 1,000 tropical islands scattered in the Pacific Southwest, just east of Papua New Guinea. This remote location has kept them as a jewel of great beauty natural that little by little is becoming a great tourist destination. The tourism industry is characterized by slow development.

One of the main attractions for tourists it is the spectacular marine life that the area has. We could say that it is a paradise for divers. The main islands are Guadalcanal, Malaita, Choiseul, Georgia, Nueva, San Cristóbal and Santa Isabel. The capital of Honiara, in Guadalcanal, and it also deserves a few days of tourist dedication. In it, you will find a Museum and a botanical garden.

Villages and scenic drives are within walking distance of the capital, as are popular tours of the fields of battle of the Second World War and the towns of Rennell and Bellona. The modern nation of the Solomon Islands is a fusion of two archipelagos, instigated by the British in the later years of the 19th century, and marking the highest point of imperial rivalry in the peaceful among the main European powers.

Solomon Islands remained under dominion British until the 1970s. A self-government was created in 1976 and full independence was achieved two years later. The main political debate since then has been excessive decentralization. An informal atmosphere full of local traditions prevails along with customs European. Fun facts: Men never wear a tie, and women should dress "modestly," considering that certain public areas may be reserved exclusively for men.

Solomon Islands Travel (July 2020)

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