A Homestead on Guam Island

When this family moved to Guam island, they brought American-style homesteading concepts with them.

Guam island - blue lagoon beach
"Blue Lagoon" (as we call this beach) is not only sunny and warm, but usually blissfully deserted!
Scott J. Josiah
Guam island - pineapple
Guam-grown pine apples are the best in the Pacific.
Scott J. Josiah
Guam island - map of Guam
As you can see from this map, land area is at a premium on Guam island.
Illustration by MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff
Guam island - roaming pigs
Pigs are free to roam the island.
Scott J. Josiah
Guam island - traditional thatched hut
A traditional thatched hut with a water buffalo in the foreground.
Scott J. Josiah
Guam island - wading in Talofofo Bay
Villagers harvesting a school of mackerel in Talofofo Bay.
Scott J. Josiah

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