Saturday, December 8, 2007

YouTube FEATURE of The Day

Paradise Is Saipan

is the largest island of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), a chain of 15 tropical islands belonging to the Marianas archipelago in the western Pacific Ocean. Located at latitude of 15.25° north and longitude of 145.75° east, about 200 km (120 mi) north of Guam, Saipan is about 20 km (12.5 mi) long and 9 km (5.5 mi) wide. It is a popular tourist destination in the Pacific.
The western side of the island is lined with sandy beaches and an of f shore coral reef which creates a large lagoon. The eastern shore is composed primarily of rugged rocky clif fs and a reef. Tourism has long been a vital source of the island's revenue, although the industry has undergone a serious decline since the Asian Economic Crisis of the mid-to-late 1990s coupled with local mismanagement of the industry . Some major airlines have since ceased regular service to the island. Internationally-known businesses who located to Saipan are struggling and some have gone out of business. Majority of people who stays in Saipan are consist of Filipinos and Chinese with some other Asian and Pacific Islands ethnics. This YouTube Videos feature stunning views of Saipan . Watch it now.

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