Travel Blogs from Guinea

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Dancing and Gunshots, Kavieng, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Dancing and Gunshots

A travel blog entry by stupidbunny

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Slept well – a few bug bites upon wakening. It rained on and off all night; never too hard. They turned off the generator – and therefore the fan – some time in the night, but it didn't get too hot. We weren't sure of the plan for ...

Last Sunday, Goroka, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Last Sunday

A travel blog entry by wsbieber

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Martin another old friend who we knew well 30+ years ago preached the sermon. Very good sermon. Very interesting to reconnect with these people that we worked with and had input into their lives so long ago and see them such productive responsible ...

Our first tour completed, Bogia, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Our first tour completed

A travel blog entry by bobandpam

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Back in Bogia after a hectic and productive school research phase and a write up and redraft of our team findings. All in all a rewarding experience with lots of rich conversation exploring ideas and clarifying impressions of a country which provides ...

Mudmen at last, Goroka, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Mudmen at last

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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Up early – seemed harder to wake up to an alarm at 6am than it is to wake to the roosters. Maybe the difference is went to sleep at 9pm in the villages; maybe I just didn't sleep as hard. Any case, breakfast in the hotel, then we went to meet ...

Gatherings of the Clans, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Gatherings of the Clans

A travel blog entry by bobandpam

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We have now reached the second stage of our placement,. After completing  the review of schools and writing the report which was sent to all and sundry we went back to our schools. The second part is the presentation of workshops and the revisiting ...

Reflecting on our travels, Bogia, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Reflecting on our travels

A travel blog entry by bobandpam

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PNG 14.....away from it all for a break All the excitement that went into the planning of the celebration trip to Bangkok for the wedding of Robert and Michelle, coupled with the follow up plans for Australia and getting people to visit, did not come ...

Firstman To My Area, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Firstman To My Area

A travel blog entry by 2059286

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The people from my area(kerema) was so surprise to see white man which we called (Nao) for the first time. They thought they were some kinds of angels send from up above.They follow the white people everywhere night and day imitating what the white ...

COS Trip, Douki, Guinea travel blog

COS Trip

A travel blog entry by panchi111

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Lazing around Lae, Lae, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Lazing around Lae

A travel blog entry by ronamoon

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... are a few nice boats in the marina! For more info on MIA Hunters go to: http://pro5.com/mia/. For the latest MIA Hunters news on their 2010 New Guinea expedition along with video go ...

Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Rabaul, Papua New Guinea

A travel blog entry by ldanroy

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... during the first half of the war.  After the war, Australia resumed control of the area until 1975 when Papua New Guinea became independent. Today, Papua New Guinea is a Fourth World Country. A Fourth World Country is a country that cannot exist ...

Geographic Affects, Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Geographic Affects

A travel blog entry by connorbennett

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    Papua New Guinea has quite a substantial different life style then the United States.  After seeing the clips of the country, it is clear that the nation is extremely far behind other nations from a technology and wealth ...

Red dust and rocky roads.., Labe, Guinea travel blog

Red dust and rocky roads..

A travel blog entry by timshazz

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... we’d done but it filled a gap. The proximity to the road meant we had quite a few visits from inquisitive locals, including the police, during the night but at no point did we feel under threat. Guinea certainly was turning out to be ...

Hornbill Shenanigans or ATTACK OF THE DEMON BIRD!, Kavieng, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Hornbill Shenanigans or ATTACK OF THE DEMON BIRD!

A travel blog entry by theevans

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Late Wednesday afternoon found the four of us (Mum, Dad, Pete and me) landing in the tiny airport of Kavieng, New Ireland.  Before moving on, I have to point out that Kavieng is on its way to getting an International Airport.  That would mean ...

Manjam & Konmei Villages, Kararau, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Manjam & Konmei Villages

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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It rained hard all night last night, and was still raining when we woke up this morning.  We decided to walk down to the main lodge and enjoy the view of the birds and countryside from the veranda, as we watched the area around us wake up. ...

leaving Australia, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea travel blog

leaving Australia

A travel blog entry by bronwen.orme

Bougainveille is not part of New Guinea, it is its own separete ...

Lissenyng Island Resort, Kavieng, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Lissenyng Island Resort

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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... of favorite spots -- 1) The Maldives,  2) Wakaya Island -- Fiji 3) The Philippines, 4) Great Barrier Reef and 5) Papua New Guinea.  In fairness, some of this is seasonally dependent, and the ranking order could be different if we were to have ...

snapshot of my time there, Goroka, Papua New Guinea travel blog

snapshot of my time there

A travel blog entry by fizmo

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some of the ...

Mamou- -Marrella – Faranah, Faranah, Guinea travel blog

Mamou- -Marrella – Faranah

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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... ; Wir stoppen gegen Mittag in Marrella, einem kleinen Ort auf dem Weg nach Faranah. Und auch hier merkt man wieder, dass in Guinea erst seit ein paar Jahren Touristen unterwegs sind. Als wir unseren Truck in der Nähe des Marktes parken, losest das einen ...

Relaxation, at last, Lissenung Island, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Relaxation, at last

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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Up early for breakfast. At 7am, met by Jane, who took us to check in. Our flight isn't until 9:30am, but she says it’s good to get there very early to avoid long lines and confusion. We checked on and went through security to the departure lounge: ...

ARRIVAL IN THE ARCHIPELAGO!, Bubaque, Guinea-Bissau travel blog

ARRIVAL IN THE ARCHIPELAGO!

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... ;  But, I had other sources of information.      Uncle Cheikh-Oumar in central Senegal, a military man, said Guinea-Bissau was synonamous with "drugs" and "drug trafficking".  I shouldn't go there.      In ...

Ankunft in Port Moresby, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Ankunft in Port Moresby

A travel blog entry by uschoene

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Nachdem wir in 5,5 Std. in Papua-Nueguini erreicht hatten sind wir gleich nach Alotau weitergeflogen. Die Stadt sehen wir uns auf dem Weiterflug nach New Zealand ...

Day 8 - Relax and Kick Back Day, Kokoda Village, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Day 8 - Relax and Kick Back Day

A travel blog entry by masonsineurope

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... the legs.  Just to immerse them in cold water. Mary-Anne the worker here cooked me a nice chicken curry – Papua New Guinea style.  That was nice I’ve never had something like that before. Then I got an early one, Kingsley and ...

Monkeying around for New Year, Bossou, Guinea travel blog

Monkeying around for New Year

A travel blog entry by mushbird25

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... and asked us to drop him off at the next village. We arrived at the border at 4pm but had the usual problems with the Guinea police and we didn't manage to leave until 6.30pm after Steve had had to pay them off.  They also had decided they liked the ...

Finally...PNG!, Nogoli, Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Finally...PNG!

A travel blog entry by nwtmike

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... interior have little contact with each other, let alone with the outside world, and live on subsistence agriculture. Papua New Guinea lies entirely within the tropics, just south of the Equator and 160km to the north of Australia. With a total land ...

Stuck in the mud (again), Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Stuck in the mud (again)

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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Early morning – unfortunately, after our late day yesterday. We went to breakfast, which wasn't set up until 6:45am or so. We sat on the terrace and watched the flying foxes return to roost on a nearby tree. After breakfast, our guide, Peter, was ...

Colourful Capital City, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Colourful Capital City

A travel blog entry by suffolk-twosome

Our Air Niewgini  flight was excellent. Food good and well served.  The aircraft was by no means full but had Papua New Guineans on board. Sadly, two locals insisted on talking and laughing for the whole 6 and a half hour journey.  No ...

3 years in African Land !, Conakry, Republic of Guinea, West Africa, Guinea travel blog

3 years in African Land !

A travel blog entry by babymay

It was my LUCK! After graduation a friend of mine told me that this co is looking for new staff to be based in Africa. WOW! That is awesome! Immediately I attend for interview. After 2 weeks (and after few times I called the manager) I got the job! ...

Defending the city, Garewa, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Defending the city

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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Slept in till after 6am, when just bathed and packed and rested till breakfast. After breakfast, we said good-bye to the family and walked down a different path to a different beach. The sun was out today, and there wasn't much breeze, so it was much ...

Koyu MY-CHE EHP Coordinator, Goroka, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Koyu MY-CHE EHP Coordinator

A travel blog entry by wsbieber

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In PNG full RNs are called Sisters. Not Nuns!! Sr. Koyu is our Coordinator of the Eastern Highlands Province MY-CHE Program. She previously was the matron of the Kainantu Hospital and was coordinating the CHE program out if the hospital there. Very ...

Kelly Livelihood Coordinator, Goroka, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Kelly Livelihood Coordinator

A travel blog entry by wsbieber

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Kelly is an amazing networker. Knows everyone in EHP. Main claim to fame is he is the provincial expert in bee keeping. He works with our mature communities in the "what's next" aspect of the CHE program. Once villages have been organized and understand ...

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