Island Conservation

islandStepping ashore from Lake Trasimeno onto the little Umbrian island of Isola Maggiore, it’s not hard to see why St Francis of Assisi once chose to live there as a hermit. Island in the Sky is the easiest area of Canyonlands to visit in a short period of time, offering many pullouts with spectacular views along the paved scenic drive. During World War II the shipping of fresh vegetables overseas was not practical and remote islands where troops were stationed were not a place where they could be grown in the soil.

Beginning around 3,000-4,000 years ago, groups of early Polynesians set out in great oceangoing canoe s on voyages over thousands of kilometers of ocean. It still remains largely unspoilt, with powdery white sand and freshwater Blue Holes surrounded by natural rain forest.

This is the Solomon Islands. The people of the Falkland Islands have the right to self-determination, …