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Puluwat is part of the Chuuk state in Micronesia, The FSM Federated States of Micronesia, are Kosrea, Pohnpei, Chuuk and Yap, named after their main islands.
The population in Puluwat is around a 1000, many relatives of the inhabitants are working and living in Chuuk, Guam, Saipan.
Puluwat was also active in the WW2 scene, almost 3000 Japanese soldiers were stationed here. many of them died of illness or hunger. On the island Alet is a 40 meter high lighthouse that still stands today, you can see the bullets from the shooting in the lighthouse. Also remains of cannons can be find. On the reef is a American bomber which was shot down, propellers, engines and armour can be seen in waters only 2-4 meters deep.
|Typical local house|
|The beach at low tide|
|Clear water, and white beaches|
|Glenda sitting with the women|
|Ocean view from the top of the lighthouse|
|One of our guides sitting on a Japanese cannon|