Travel Blogs from Guinea

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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 ...

Meeting Nishimura and Ben Moide, Sogeri, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Meeting Nishimura and Ben Moide

A travel blog entry by penmarshall

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... with and the group's translator. The group were members of, wait for it,' Battle at Mountain Range of Stanley in New Guinea Japan South Seas World War II Force Bereavement Families Association.' A bit of a mouthful. Mark explained who he was and what the ...

Labe – Mamou, Mamou, Guinea travel blog

Labe – Mamou

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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... mit Lehmhütten ohne Strom. Ich kann mir kaum vorstellen, wie man hier leben kann. Es gibt keine touristische Infrastruktur in Guinea, wie in den bisherigen Ländern. Außerhalb Conakrys findet man keinerlei Komfort. Nur wenige private Autos, überwiegend ...

Faranah – Kissidougou – Gueckedou, Gueckedou, Guinea travel blog

Faranah – Kissidougou – Gueckedou

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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  Was für ein Tag. An den werden wir uns sicher alle noch lange erinnern. 19 Uhr, ca. 20 km vor Gueckedou, unser Truck bleibt stehen und springt nicht mehr an. Diagnose, vielleicht ist der Dieselfilter verstopft. Suze hat gerade mit der Reparatur ...

getting settled, Conakry, Guinea travel blog

getting settled

A travel blog entry by joella.marshall

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So, I've been in Comakry for over 2 weeks already!  The first few days on ship were a bit rough, just I guess a bit overwhelmed by everything and feeling awkward living among so many new people. Two weeks in I'm loving the fun and crazy atmosphere ...

png-2000, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea travel blog

png-2000

A travel blog entry by pedrobalobo

arrived from solomon islands on mv findings travelled to feni island where my sister had done some archeological digs to manus where grandfather was based as pilot in ww2 and did some scuba ...

First day aboard, Alotau, Papua New Guinea travel blog

First day aboard

A travel blog entry by crockett84

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Visitors from the island, on the first morning of the trip. And some of the divers relaxing in the evening... ...

Day 1 in Madang, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Day 1 in Madang

A travel blog entry by denningsontour

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On our first day in Madang we drove around town with Casper our driver looking at the town. We stopped at the Coastwatchers Lighthouse and then he took us around town to find Bougainvillea Drive where I lived as a kid when my dad worked ...

Papua New Guinea 2008, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Papua New Guinea 2008

A travel blog entry by bobandpam

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We'll be back for ...

Kokoda here we come........................maybe, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Kokoda here we come........................maybe

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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PLAN: - Breakfast @ 0900 - Checkout @ 1100 - Wait in foyer for shuttle to airport - Light plane flight to Kokoda - Hit the track REALITY: - Breakfast @ 0830 - Checkout @ 1030 - Wait in the foyer..................... more waiting in the ...

i'm a police man...i'm going to rob this bank, Kundiawa, Papua New Guinea travel blog

i'm a police man...i'm going to rob this bank

A travel blog entry by travelmichelle

also entitled: "why PNG is developing backwards" 1. As mentioned before, the roads are unpaved, rocky and poorly maintained, but really who needs infrastructure when... 2. Landslides occur frequently and the government could care less when ...

Paradise Island, Katava Island Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Paradise Island

A travel blog entry by suffolk-twosome

Kitawa Islan today. What can we  can we say? It's been a magical day. High temperatures and the sun has come out. Lovely breeze. We moored this morning with the perfect coral atoll on the port side. Went ashore by Zodiac but today,for the first ...

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