14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel

The island chief said they made a choice not to import soft drinks. Kapingamarangi is a very small island—less than a half-square mile. I explored with Enroche, a local woman, who kindly and enthusiastically showed me island life. Locally grown food was what I saw.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2015
Date Uploaded: 04.2016
Photo Location: Micronesia (Federated States of)
Camera: NIKON D80
Copyright: © Dorothy Thompson