Travel Blogs from Guinea

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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 ...

Football, hospitals, storms and breakdowns, Gueckedou, Guinea travel blog

Football, hospitals, storms and breakdowns

A travel blog entry by carlosherbane

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... ; * Pointe Almadies; * Dinner at the roundabout in Dakar (2nd bowl cadeau); * School near the Guinean border; * The towns of Guinea (Labe, Mamou, Marrelah); * The village of Konkoure (meeting Yaya, wife and son) * The village of Laya Sando (not forgetting ...

Nauro to Ua-Ule Creek, Ua-Ule Creek, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Nauro to Ua-Ule Creek

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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Zero sleep! Definitely tenting it tonight! Some of the slower walkers started a bit earlier while we went up to the ridge where the village was and watched the sunrise as the cloud lifted. Unbelievable! Then it was up, up, UP - over many false peaks on ...

Ecuador - and so it begins........., Quito, Equatorial Guinea travel blog

Ecuador - and so it begins.........

A travel blog entry by hughandjo

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Quito (October 5th - arrived: We arrived safely in Quito, after a quite dramatic descent into the airport - Quito is surrounded by the Andes which are absolutely stunning. We caught a cab easily to the Marisical district (the new town) where all the ...

Cleaning Skippy for shipping, Conakry, Guinea travel blog

Cleaning Skippy for shipping

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... and be in touch.     Over the next 2 days Des and I considered all our options, including turning back, through Guinea Bissau, Senegal, Mauritania and Morocco. We were only a quarter of the way into our African trip, that we’d hoped ...

Culture and Crises, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Culture and Crises

A travel blog entry by joanneandjean

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Our 7 night navigation an island in the Louisiades, the most easterly dimension of Papua New Guinea was an unusually, languid and smooth operation for bateau Elhaz. Not the same can be expressed for Tahaa Tiva which suffering a propeller failure brought ...

D'Entrecasteaux Islands, D'entrecasteaux Islands, Papua New Guinea travel blog

D'Entrecasteaux Islands

A travel blog entry by uschoene

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Um von A nach B zu kommen benötigt man hier definitiv noch mehr Geduld als in SEA. Das Haupt-Fortbewegungsmittel in der Milne Bay sind PMVs (Public Motor Vehicles) oder kleine Dinghie-Boote. Die PMVs bringen morgens die Leute vom East Cape und den ...

Merauke to Horn Island, Australia, Merauke, Indonesia travel blog

Merauke to Horn Island, Australia

A travel blog entry by dhanypilot

Haiya ...

Tufi - Port Moresby, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Tufi - Port Moresby

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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Port Moresby - Wewak, Wewak, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Port Moresby - Wewak

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

Wieder ein Tag im Flieger. Am Morgen geht es wieder zurück nach Port Moresby und nach 5 Stunden Aufenthalt weiter nach Wewak, dem Ausgangspunkt für den Trip auf dem Sepik River und zum Chambri Lake. Tolles Hotel mit allem was was dazu gehört, wenn man ...

Palambei - Wewak, Wewak, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Palambei - Wewak

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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Am Morgen besuchen wir zwei weitere Spirit Houses, die etwas weiter landeinwärts liegen. Der Weg ist nicht zu verfehlen, da uns die Dorfjugend schon an der Anlegestelle abholt und begleitet. Die Häuser selbst sind von außen interessant, allerdings ...

A Tragic Tale, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

A Tragic Tale

A travel blog entry by penmarshall

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Before Christmas we met a local artist, Ratoos, at the Ela Beach Markets. We bought a few of his small paintings for Christmas/Birthday presents and got talking. He invited us to his "studio" when we came back from Canberra. At the 1st markets after our ...

Alotau, Alotau, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Alotau

A travel blog entry by karangi

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DAY 45 ….. February 18th ….. At Sea DAY 46 ….. February 19th ….. Alotau, Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea   This is Papua New Guinea (PNG), a very ‘ancient’ country that is still struggling with being ...

The Sun is HOT!, Somewhere in, Papua New Guinea travel blog

The Sun is HOT!

A travel blog entry by adam_of_earth

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Greetings Friends, Family, and Loved Ones,  Felt the full power of the sun today. I've no idea how hot it was, but it was some of the most intense heat I've felt in a few years. Living in the bay area of California I've definitely been spoiled with ...

Invité par l'ICEF, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea travel blog

Invité par l'ICEF

A travel blog entry by kangoledroid

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Invité à l'ICEF dans le cadre d'une ...

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 ...

Goroka - Asaro, Asaro, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Goroka - Asaro

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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Mit einem PMV (Public Motor Vehicle) wie es hier heißt, übersetzt also einem lokalen Kleinbus, fahre ich mit Eli und den beiden Amerikanern auf einer der wenigen Straßen nach Asaro (etwa 30 kim von Goroka), dem Ort in dem die Mudmen beheimatet sind. ...

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 ...

An Explosion to the Senses, Goroka, Papua New Guinea travel blog

An Explosion to the Senses

A travel blog entry by robertharraka

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It is Sunday, September 18th, at the conclusion of the Goroka "Sing Sing" Show in Goroka, Papua New Guinea.   I'm sitting at the dinner table with my friend, Ed, and literally my mind is a spinning whirlwind with everything that has happened ...

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