Travel Blogs from Guinea

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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 ...

Places to lay our heads, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Places to lay our heads

A travel blog entry by bobandpam

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Of course you will have got the idea that we are a bit like the lost tribe in the way we travel about, so a flavour of where we rest out heads may not go amiss. Starting from the sublime...we were chatting to a lecturer from the Marine College.. turns ...

At the Sharp End in PNG, Bogia, Papua New Guinea travel blog

At the Sharp End in PNG

A travel blog entry by bobandpam

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PNG 15.....news from PNG One term done , and what have we done!! We got back into harness with a lengthy meeting to plan the programme with the Ian, the visiting consultant. This was mixed up with farewells to the education programme manager who has ...

Crossing the Equator, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Crossing the Equator

A travel blog entry by mtbrown

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The day after we left Madang, we crossed the Equator again, this time in the middle of the day instead of the middle of the night, so a crossing ceremony was held, and King Neptune was requested to grant our ship safe passage in these new waters. Of ...

Stone soup story, Goroka, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Stone soup story

A travel blog entry by wsbieber

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Exerpt of "Stone Soup Story" in Sharon's best Melanesian Pidgin. See description of how this fits with community development under the "Provincial Trainers Reports" in previous blog entry. ...

The happenings of my last weeks :), Conakry, Guinea travel blog

The happenings of my last weeks :)

A travel blog entry by rachelburton

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... . I had such a great week and just so enjoyed being able to see the other medical care Mercy Ships gives the people here in Guinea. Well I best be off, Starbucks has now opened and I think I need my hot chocolate :) Love you all, Praying you are all ...

Best Part of the Trip, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Best Part of the Trip

A travel blog entry by lblack12

The most incredible place I've ever ...

Mercado semu, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea travel blog

Mercado semu

A travel blog entry by morgansharp

We have been here in the capital city of Equatorial Guinea, Malabo for just under a week now & Ayesha & I have had the opportunity to visit several gathering places around the city. The big central open air market "mercado semu" was a feast of the ...

MORE ISLANDS, Eticoga, Guinea-Bissau travel blog

MORE ISLANDS

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... Mandinka ethnicity - asked: What was a white person doing in a tiny Bijago canoe!?  That was dangerous!  The government of Guinea-Bissau didn't like that!      I apologized profusely, and was allowed to go on my way.  Ha ...

African dances, pool hangouts, and waterfalls, Conakry, Dubreka, Guinea travel blog

African dances, pool hangouts, and waterfalls

A travel blog entry by rachelburton

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Hi everyone :) Yes it's that time again for my weekly blog. I keep telling myself that I should update more often as it can get a bit hard for me to remember all the things that I get up to but there really isn’t enough time in the days for me to ...

Kedougou, Kedougou, Senegal travel blog

Kedougou

A travel blog entry by isidor

Kedougou ...

Diakha Madina, Diakha Madina, Senegal travel blog

Diakha Madina

A travel blog entry by isidor

Diakha ...

Kokoda to Popondetta, Popondetta, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Kokoda to Popondetta

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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Once all our gear was loaded into the waiting truck, we climbed aboard for the drive to Popondetta. We were all lined up along the sides of the truck with our packs on the floor at our feet. Rob Roy, Leo and some of the other porters stood on the rear ...

Hoi Village to Alola Village, Alola Village, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Hoi Village to Alola Village

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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Up at 0500 (dark). All packed up after breakfast and clean-up and on the track by 0700. Went through spectacular scenery and magnificent views. Reached Deniki Village early, then on through huge expanses of choko fields. Had lunch at Isurava Village ...

Tufi, Tufi, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Tufi

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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Auf dem Weg von der letzten Insel nach Tufi gibt es dann das volle Programm. Wir werden mit Auslegerkanus ein Stück in das Innere der Insel gefahren und zu unseren Ehren gibt es dann noch ein Sing Sing zum Abschied bevor es weiter nach Tufi ...

In Port Moresby, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

In Port Moresby

A travel blog entry by wsbieber

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Staying 3 nights at the LIEBENZEL Mission enjoying the great hospitality of Irmgard and Ernst. Met with Egma our hero working with CHE in the most difficult settlements in the world. See her story in our blog. Also met with Sam the CEO of Christian ...

Escaping Gnasher, Karkar Island, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Escaping Gnasher

A travel blog entry by bobandpam

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We have just returned from a weeks stay working on Karkar island.  It's a volcano actually! The guest house we stayed in was bizarre.  No sitting room furniture or lights just red and yellow strips at one end of this huge living room with shiny ...

Happy New year, Kavieng, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Happy New year

A travel blog entry by stevybr

Cool, easy, coral reef surfing, island grass hut resorts on Nusa Is.  Pool setting overlooking sea to other islands by banana boat. Moo moo feasts.  Food ...

An incredible journey with a night in no mans land, Koumbia, Guinea travel blog

An incredible journey with a night in no mans land

A travel blog entry by meltin4

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... our hands and have a type of gun pointed at our heads to check our temperature (in aid of stopping ebola); and left Guinea Bissau. It seems there's a good hour or so of driving in between leaving guinea Bissau and entering Guinea. What is this land that ...

The next part of my very long journey, Labe, Guinea travel blog

The next part of my very long journey

A travel blog entry by meltin4

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... about the number of people you might expect to find with you in a shared car in this part of the world. In Guinea however, I discovered this number increases significantly. On the first little part of my journey from Koumbia, in a normal seven seater ...

Guinea (Not so foul), Labe, Guinea travel blog

Guinea (Not so foul)

A travel blog entry by mushbird25

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... crossing into Guinea only took us about 45 mins, we didn't even have to get off of the truck so I'm liking Guinea already. The landscape become more green and tropical looking and the locals seemed even friendlier. Almost every person we ...

Tufi Dive Resort, Tufi, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Tufi Dive Resort

A travel blog entry by bassalleckj

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    Our final stop in PNG was Tufi Dive Resort (of course we had to fly back through Port Moresby yet again to get there) for 6 wonderful relaxing days of SCUBA diving, snorkeling, hiking, canoeing, and hanging out in a beautiful ...

Another Beautiful Day in Paradise, Somewhere in, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Another Beautiful Day in Paradise

A travel blog entry by adam_of_earth

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Greetings dear readers.  I'm going to keep this one short and sweet as it's late and has been a long day. However, it was a really great day! We got our own dedicated helicopter for the drilling program, which is much faster and more powerful. This ...

Hospital Screening Day, Conakry, Guinea travel blog

Hospital Screening Day

A travel blog entry by rachelburton

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... lots of walks, in groups don't worry mum, and been to some awesome beachside resturants. I am starting to really settle into Guinea life and love mingling with the people. When we go out we usually have one of our day workers(local translator that works ...

Life on the Sepik, Wewak, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Life on the Sepik

A travel blog entry by beatentrack

I've spent the last few days travelling along the River Sepik in the north west of PNG. It's a massive river system that makes its way 1,200km from the mountains of the highlands to the ocean on the north coast. I got together with a ...

Mt. Hagen, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Mt. Hagen

A travel blog entry by jakin

Mount ...

Wewak, Wewak, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Wewak

A travel blog entry by jakin

Wewak ...

Mendi, Mendi, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Mendi

A travel blog entry by jakin

Mendi ...

Road trip to Madang at the coast, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Road trip to Madang at the coast

A travel blog entry by wsbieber

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Travelled with our long time friend Tony Drua and his son Solomon from the Highlands of Goroka to the coast.  We passed through Kainantu, where we lived for 3 years when our kids were young, a Swiss Mission station at Kassam, and then along the hot ...

THOUGHTS ON AFRICA, Bubaque, Guinea-Bissau travel blog

THOUGHTS ON AFRICA

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... could've lived in a village, but not in Bubaque.  I felt uncomfortable there.      Before going to Guinea-Bissau, I'd heard the popular opinion that Africa* was a place of suffering, of struggle, a place where no Westerner in his ...

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