Travel Blogs from Guinea

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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 ...

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 ...

Arena Blanca beach, Luba, Equatorial Guinea travel blog

Arena Blanca beach

A travel blog entry by morgansharp

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Yesterday we got to leave the capital city for the afternoon. Up the street there is a "bus stop" with several minivans. Tell the men beside the vans where you want to go, and they arrange the passengers so that each van is full of people going in the ...

Eating Betel Nuts in Papa New Guinea, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Eating Betel Nuts in Papa New Guinea

A travel blog entry by daleville

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         The town of Rabaul is situated on Papua New Guinea's  Island of New Britain..... next to the Island of New Ireland. In 1994 it was completley destroyed by  a  volcanic eruption .Volcanic ash was ...

Fonta Djalons region, Guinea, Dantari, Guinea travel blog

Fonta Djalons region, Guinea

A travel blog entry by carlosherbane

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... in French and then we had to leave and the magic moment passed. Wow! The border crossing as swift. By 9.15am we were in Guinea. Happy days! Lunch time was a rather crazy affair. From the moment we stopped, Maria and I darted around the markets with our ...

Our evening in Konkoure, Kouraïa Konkouré, Guinea travel blog

Our evening in Konkoure

A travel blog entry by carlosherbane

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A brilliant night's sleep and it cooled down enough for me to cover!  We had an early start (7.30am) and we were back on the road to Labe through the beautiful Guinean hills. Hitting the tarmac was quite a relief. How long it would last remained to ...

Day 4 - Nauro via 'The Wall' to Menari Village, Manari, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Day 4 - Nauro via 'The Wall' to Menari Village

A travel blog entry by masonsineurope

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Day 4 – Nauro via 'The Wall' to Menari Village. We left Nauro and headed downhill, a fairly good downhill; fairly steep with a few leeches on the way.  Nothing a machete and a quick swipe didn’t fix – a quick slice off and there - ...

Nov 9th-18th: Into the Misty Mountains, Saut, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Nov 9th-18th: Into the Misty Mountains

A travel blog entry by wanderingsol

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This past week or so has led me farther off the beaten track than ever before I think- on one trail we were able to count ourselves as the 5th-8th "waitskins" to ever walk it since we knew who all the others were. (And in hindsight, this figure would be ...

A Trip to Paradise, Kindia, Guinea travel blog

A Trip to Paradise

A travel blog entry by rachelburton

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... had here!! Loved every bit of it. The thing that has stuck with me the most is the friendliness and hospitality of the people here in Guinea. It's an honor for them to be allowed to give us things and have us in their house. When I came to Mercy Ships I ...

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