Guam isn’t just any tropical island paradise. Yes, you’ll find miles of endless white sand along the coast, bright and boozy beverages served up at the beachside bars and restaurants, and of course there are the mind-blowing sunsets.
Here are five things you didn’t know you loved about Guam’s beaches.
Barrigada comes from the CHamoru word meaning “flank” (the side of the stomach). The first written mention of the word “Barrigada” comes from Recollect Father Aniceto Ibanez del Carmen, who served on Guam for 40 years and in 1866, referred to people hunting deer in the region called “Barrigadan Tiyan.”
Photography as an art form is relatively new on Guam. There have been visiting photographers on Guam since the early 1900s. However, the evolution of photography as a form of artistic expression of the island residents has only happened within the last thirty years.
Used to document Chamorro life