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Day 56 at sea, Alotau, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Day 56 at sea

A travel blog entry by deparker

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We now had a short journey from Australia to Papua New Guinea, which is an independent country on the eastern half of the island of Papua. When you look at the map, it is surprisingly close to northern Australia, but the two places couldn't be more ...

Alotau in Papua New Guinea, Alotau, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Alotau in Papua New Guinea

A travel blog entry by deparker

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I didn't have high expectations of the time we were going to spend here. In fact, the on board team who inform you about our destinations had done their best to play down everything about the place. They'd warned us about transport, safety, the people ...

May 24, 2000, ambitle island, Papua New Guinea travel blog

May 24, 2000

A travel blog entry by pedrobalobo

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Jun 02, 2000, Ponam, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Jun 02, 2000

A travel blog entry by pedrobalobo

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Land of the Unexpected, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Land of the Unexpected

A travel blog entry by penmarshall

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My time down south for the Christmas break started earlier than expected so I could catch up with Myf and Peter before they went to US for Christmas and lasted longer than anticipated as I stayed an extra week to attend a family funeral. That set the ...

Sam with Coffee Industry Corp CIC, Goroka, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Sam with Coffee Industry Corp CIC

A travel blog entry by wsbieber

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Met together with Sam and Simon at the Coffee Industry Corp headquarters in Goroka with the acting CEO, Head of Research and the Field Supervisors. They are very supportive of the integrated approach we presented with Sam presenting his technology which ...

Les hommes crocodiles du fleuve Sepik..., Wewak, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Les hommes crocodiles du fleuve Sepik...

A travel blog entry by surledep

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Ben ouais, j'en ai des choses à raconter. La région du Sepik est considérée  comme un lieu très spécifique en Papouasie, le grenier des arts papous. Elle est traversée par le fleuve Sepik bourré de crocodiles et les habitants des villages ...

What a change, Vanimo, Papua New Guinea travel blog

What a change

A travel blog entry by arphius

Great 4*4 ...

Return to civilization ... oops, I mean, Moresby, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Return to civilization ... oops, I mean, Moresby

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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It rained a few times over the course of the night. Woke to heavy overcast and periodical sprinkles. After breakie, we were expecting the boat around 8am, but it didn't come until 10am. We did have word about 9am that the boat was delayed. We just spent ...

Mali: The Final Destination, Mali, Guinea travel blog

Mali: The Final Destination

A travel blog entry by traplord_dougt

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December 28 1410 We have finally decided that this is our last stop. This makes it my favorite of the whole expedition. To start off, we were able to travel by land once again. Traveling across Africa was very different. As we headed north, the climate ...

Independence in EG, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea travel blog

Independence in EG

A travel blog entry by kdiangelus

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So it’s Tuesday now and I’ll just give a recap of what’s been happening since the last time I wrote. Saturday was Independence Day in EG so Erica, Faith, some of the leaders, and I were the only ones that woke up for the parade. It was ...

Somebody got a little too confident..., Malabo, Equatorial Guinea travel blog

Somebody got a little too confident...

A travel blog entry by morgansharp

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Today was our 2nd full day in the capital city of Equatorial Guinea, and so far we have maintained very simple ambitions- figure out how to eat & drink, how to safely get around, activate an old cell phone with a local SIM card for a local contact, ...

BECOMING BIJAGO, Bubaque, Guinea-Bissau travel blog

BECOMING BIJAGO

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... were used to speaking Creole with other ethnicities, and Portuguese or Creole with other nationalities.  The uniting language of Guinea-Bissau, Creole (an Africanization of Portuguese), had a much wider usefulness than Bijago.  Bijago, in fact, ...

Pico Basille, our final equatoguinean adventure, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea travel blog

Pico Basille, our final equatoguinean adventure

A travel blog entry by morgansharp

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... wife and kids. "How many?", I ask. "How many wives?" He clarifies, "just one". Polygamy is alive and well in Equatorial Guinea, folks. Back to the mountain- we walked for several hours, we followed a couple of different paths and didn't really "arrive" at ...

Fergusson Island & Dobu, D'Entrecasteaux Islands, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Fergusson Island & Dobu

A travel blog entry by suffolk-twosome

This morning visited the hot springs after landing on a sandy beach. Welcomed at the village and then escouted up to the volcanic springs and geysers by a 14 year old girl.  The slat encrusted lava lay all round and we were warned about the straying ...

Lae, Papua New Guinea, Lae, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Lae, Papua New Guinea

A travel blog entry by niilantey

Lived here for 12 ...

PNG - Here we come, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

PNG - Here we come

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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Met up with Ann, Leanne and Peter (from Adelaide) and Robyn, Chris and Denise (from Sydney) at Brisbane Airport. The rest of the group were flying via Cairns. After a short delay we were on our way with Air Niugini. When we FINALLY got through ...

Papua New Guinea, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Papua New Guinea

A travel blog entry by bobandpam

For ...

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

Papua New Guinea

A travel blog entry by 150267

... because people were cutting down the forests and the animals started fleeing. But besides all of the problems Papua New Guinea is really cool it has a cool landscape and its very rocky and mountainous region. They get a lot of rain ...

Madang, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Madang

A travel blog entry by karangi

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DAY 47 ….. February 20th ….. At Sea DAY 48 ….. February 21st ….. Madang, Papua New Guinea   We really enjoyed Madang.Couldn’t put a finger on exactly why, but it is a combination of beautiful islands ...

Gabugabuna Village, Alotau, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Gabugabuna Village

A travel blog entry by ranlo

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March 12:  Cruise CORAL SEA. March 13:    ALOTAU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA    When ship docked, a group performed a Traditional Welcome Dance--perfect view from our balcony.  ...

pounjara, nalato, Conakry, Guinea travel blog

pounjara, nalato

A travel blog entry by amaythijs

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Ik vind het steeds lastiger om een inleiding te verzinnen. Daarom houd ik het kort dit keer, ik zal wat meer aandacht aan het slot besteden. Lekker bijgekomen in Labe hoewel dat niet helemaal meeviel. Een grote klerezooi. En dus maar weer opweg. Ik was ...

Relaxen in Madang, einde van onze reis door PNG, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Relaxen in Madang, einde van onze reis door PNG

A travel blog entry by tonenpaul

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Ja daar zijn we weer met het restant van onze reis door PNG. We waren gebleven in Tufi. De middag dat ik het laatste bericht verstuurde zaten we te wachten op het vliegtuig van Tufi naar Port Moresby. Dat vliegtuig kwam dus niet opdagen. Iets wat wel ...

The Expedition into the Caldera, Gran Caldera de Luba, Equatorial Guinea travel blog

The Expedition into the Caldera

A travel blog entry by adamspencer

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... primatologist Katy Garter, a Mexican botanist, and PhD students collecting frogs), 10 volunteers, and 10 Universidad de Guinea Equatorial students. Also a photojournaolist whose site you should check out: LindsayMackenzie.com, and 3 students from the ...

Jan 30, 2011, Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Jan 30, 2011

A travel blog entry by pfprincess

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Visiting Sisilia and Katherine Tawali in Madang, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Visiting Sisilia and Katherine Tawali in Madang

A travel blog entry by wsbieber

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Had a great 2 days visiting with Sisilia and Katherine Tawali in beautiful Madang.  Son Timothy is just finishing his basic training in the PNG Army and will soon be posted to Lae, about 4 hours away.  The past few years have been a struggle ...

Rabaul, Trobriand Islands and Doini Island, Doini Island, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Rabaul, Trobriand Islands and Doini Island

A travel blog entry by diannemurray

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... underfoot, but the sky full of stars. Monday 23rd February    Kiriwina Island, Trobriand Group, Papua New Guinea Navigational Information Before we approach Kiriwina Island we pass over Trobriand Trough, with depths of over 5,000 metres. ...

More PNG Pics, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

More PNG Pics

A travel blog entry by bobandpam

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A selection of our latest photo ...

Mardi and Philip's Visit II, Kokopo, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Mardi and Philip's Visit II

A travel blog entry by penmarshall

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... island of PNG and its offshore islands after WWI, Rabaul was made the Peacetime Capital of the Australian Mandated Territory of New Guinea. Between April and December 1941, Lark Force was sent to Rabaul and at its height numbered some 1400 troops.  ...

Hell on earth, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Hell on earth

A travel blog entry by susanel

... the capital of East New Britain province, Rabaul, was completely destroyed.  The only volcanological Observatory in PNG (Papua New Guinea) was able to warn the people the day before and everyone was evacuated safely.  Vulcan quietened down in ...

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