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Notes on the Geography of Micronesia (Pohnpei): Pohnpei: Photo 52

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There's one almost intangible bit more of the German era: it's the alignment of this road, extending south from the Spanish fort-turned-baseball diamond, seen in the distance. It's one of the two main roads in town, the other one, very roughly parallel to it, running along the waterfront perhaps 300 yards to the east.

Did the Germans have a name for this road? I don't know. The Japanese called it Namiki Dori ("tree-lined street"), and now it's called Kaselehlie, literally "hello," as in welcoming visitors.

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