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Mud, Sweat and Tears 70 Years On: Part 1, Kokoda Station, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Mud, Sweat and Tears 70 Years On: Part 1

A travel blog entry by penmarshall

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I have mentioned Charlie Lynn, Tour Operator of Adventure Kokoda, before. Well, he was kind enough to invite me to take part in his 70th Anniversary Commemorative Trek along the Kokoda *Trail from Kokoda to Ower's Corner as one of his 2ICs. Although I ...

Most insane trip EVER!, Wewak, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Most insane trip EVER!

A travel blog entry by kylajo

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At breakfast this morning, we watched two men trying to poach the flying foxes in the tree near our hotel. One had a slingshot; the other had a bolo-type weapon. We didn't see them hit anything, but we did see them pile up a couple of dead ones. The men ...

Templeton's 2 to Naduri, Naduri, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Templeton's 2 to Naduri

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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Rob Roy (head cook and guitar carrier) got up at 0300 so he could stoke up a big fire to have coals to cook our pancakes for breakfast. He is a legend and the pancakes were awesome. On the track it was very tough going. Steep uphill for a long time ...

In the footsteps of Mr Kurtz, Bubaque, Guinea-Bissau travel blog

In the footsteps of Mr Kurtz

A travel blog entry by robspackman

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Around 9am on our first full day in Bissau we wandered down to port to find out about boats leaving for the islands. Bissau has an archipelago of hundreds of islands; several of them national parks. We had read about unspoilt beaches, trekking through ...

Guinea, Conakry, Guinea travel blog

Guinea

A travel blog entry by worldmaddog

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Mecz Gwinea-Mozambik, Konakry, Gwinea travel blog

Mecz Gwinea-Mozambik

A travel blog entry by oramix

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Z rana ruszylismy na dworzec busikow. As poradzil nam zeby byc kolo 7 to o osmej pojedziemy ok 8. Mniej wiecej mial racje choc czekajac zastanawialismy sie czy zdazymy na mecz na 17. Ja jak zwykle jechalem za kierowca od drzwi. 3/4 drogi przejechalem z ...

Karawari River, Amboin, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Karawari River

A travel blog entry by bassalleckj

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... it was good red meat – tasted a lot like cassowary (the large, flightless bird, native to the tropical forests of New Guinea), not like chicken or pork. So remember that, next time the topic arises! Schools     We visited a ...

Fly Missionary Air, Karawari, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Fly Missionary Air

A travel blog entry by lblack12

Only way to get there is to fly a little five-seater with Missionary Air. They land you in a ...

Birds of Paradise, Tari, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Birds of Paradise

A travel blog entry by lblack12

Up in the mountains overlooking a tribal ...

Meet the Wigmen, Tari, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Meet the Wigmen

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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Had a really interesting dinner last night with one of the national judges from PNG, and a attorney from Brisbane, who are both here to mediate a complicated case related to the huge gas project under construction.   The judge reaffirmed the ...

Visiting the local school, Tainabuna, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Visiting the local school

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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It had been windy much of the night … until about 2am, when Fabian had predicted it would die a bit. Still windy, but not as, and choppy seas when I awoke around 6:30am. Overcast, so, with the breeze, very comfortable. Tasty breakie: scones, fried ...

Au bout du monde, Tari, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Au bout du monde

A travel blog entry by surledep

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Salut à tous, Ah, c'est vraiment le bout du monde. Je suis donc parti pour Tari, petit village dans les Highlands papous. Dans l'avion 10 français avec un tour operator donc quand ils sont arrivés tout était prêt pour eux et ils sont partis en ...

En vadrouille avec les papous, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

En vadrouille avec les papous

A travel blog entry by surledep

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Salut, déjà dans l'avion de la compagnie Air Niugini, tu sens que la notion de luxe et de confort risque d'être sensiblement différente en Papouasie. T'atterris à l'aéroport, il est 6h du matin et devant toi, des papous partout, tous avec un ...

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

Papu New Guinea

A travel blog entry by trpfeifer

Papua ...

Volcano, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Volcano

A travel blog entry by vwuertz

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... , but also absolutely stunned by the conditions the Allied forces and the Japanese fought in.  My dad was stationed on New Guinea, during the War.  Now I understand why he didn’t talk about it.  The heat, the smells, the steam, the ...

Land disputes and a sing sing, Kavieng, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Land disputes and a sing sing

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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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 ...

Last Week in Country, Somewhere in, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Last Week in Country

A travel blog entry by adam_of_earth

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A quick entry before going to sleep before another long day.  I'm down to my last week here in Papua New Guinea. In fact I won't even be here for a full week. As much as I am looking forward to coming home and spending time with my loved ones...I got ...

Storming..., Kissidougou, Guinea travel blog

Storming...

A travel blog entry by timshazz

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... good time but in no time at all it would turn to shit and we would be reduced to around 20kmph. Everything was covered in red Guinea dust but for most of us we were just happy to be seeing something different and soaking it all in. Guinea for me was a ...

Trip to sweet Home, Last Karints, Mendi, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Trip to sweet Home, Last Karints

A travel blog entry by karinzo2011

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I wsih to travel home and taek some more shots to be published ...

To Tufi, Tufi, Papua New Guinea travel blog

To Tufi

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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Early morning: 4am! I was awake, anticipating the alarm, and didn't feel that tired. Going to sleep at 9pm certainly worked well. Breakfast of fruits and Nescafe were waiting for us, then, at 4:30am, we piled into the van for the drive to the airport. ...

Journey to the mainland- Monte Alen National Park, Bata, Equatorial Guinea travel blog

Journey to the mainland- Monte Alen National Park

A travel blog entry by morgansharp

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Equatorial Guinea is a small country, with a land mass about the size of Maryland. Despite its small land mass, it contains many distinct geographic and cultural areas. The country consists of 5 islands and a piece of land on the African continent ...

Respite From the City, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Respite From the City

A travel blog entry by penmarshall

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Well folks, I have some catching up to do! Going back 2 weeks to our 1st weekend here we were treated to 2 lovely out of city experiences! Some smart people in the PS here have realised that if you want people to attend meetings you have to make it ...

All business, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea travel blog

All business

A travel blog entry by jomama

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The new Hilton is nothing to write home about, but it was clean and service was great. We held our meetings right there, in the board room. The meetings were short, hopefully an easy job. Food was mediocre. By the second day we found that the food at the ...

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 ...

Up at 3.45 AGAIN!!!, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Up at 3.45 AGAIN!!!

A travel blog entry by beststravels

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The mask festival starts today and the bus from the resort left at 4.30 . Seven very sleepy people tumbled in , fumbled for seat belts but gave up in the dark and drove into town. We negotiated the very steep and slippery steps down to the beach , ...

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 ...

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