Travel Blogs from Guinea

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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 ...

Starfish, Tsoi Like & Tsoi Boto, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Starfish

A travel blog entry by suffolk-twosome

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Later today we leave th Bismark Sea and enter the Pacific! It is our last day in papua BNew Guinea. This morning at anchor amidst crysrtal clear blue water with starfush and fying fish.  Shallow water around this coconut treed island. Warm welcome ...

Goroka to Madang, Goroka, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Goroka to Madang

A travel blog entry by denningsontour

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The Bird of Paradise Hotel is old run down and ugly. The hot water is intermittent and the bookings process totally failed. The pool out the back looks rundown and the rooms were barely lit. Mine had a stuffed crocodile on the floor. I had a two ...

Mixin' it up in the Markham, Markham Valley, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Mixin' it up in the Markham

A travel blog entry by ronamoon

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... twin row radial engine.   For more info on MIA Hunters go to: http://pro5.com/mia/. For the latest MIA Hunters news on their 2010 New Guinea expedition along with video go to: http://wcco.com/local/mia.hunters.mission.2.1777528.html. ...

Huli Tribes and Wigmen, Tari, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Huli Tribes and Wigmen

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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Our last full day in Hela province, land of the Huli tribes.  We are enjoying the crisp mountain air and beautiful forest that surrounds us.  The girls slept in this morning, but Scot got up at 5:45 to go out to try to find the birds of ...

Papua New Guinea Part 2: East Cape & Kokoda Track, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Papua New Guinea Part 2: East Cape & Kokoda Track

A travel blog entry by travelingamanda

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... country – many that were quite recently made. Where else does that exist?  We're going to remember our experience in Papua New Guinea for the rest of our lives. Thinking of you,    Edie and Amanda      P.S. Some of you ...

Getting up to speed, Bogia, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Getting up to speed

A travel blog entry by bobandpam

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We are back in Madang until Monday morning when we go to Karkar Island for the last of our school visits.  We leave here at 8.30 in the morning with Marshall one of our programme organisers.  he comes from the island is excited about going back ...

The volcanic Rabaul, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea travel blog

The volcanic Rabaul

A travel blog entry by shivva14

How about visiting Rabaul, where the volcano spurts out smoke every minute like a chimney...How bout walking down along the ruined vilage and reliase that you are standing same level as the house roofs...cover with more than a metre of volcano ash... ...

Apr 04, 2009, Kavieng, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Apr 04, 2009

A travel blog entry by pedrobalobo

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Apr 17, 2009, Ponam, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Apr 17, 2009

A travel blog entry by pedrobalobo

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

Papua New Guinea!!

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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...  Admittedly, the large swells on the boat trip were exciting, and sub-optimal).   The flight to Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea is only a short one hour and 45 minutes, but it is a world away from Australia.  Amazingly enough, the weather is ...

Gueckedoue – Macenta – Lola, Lola, Guinea travel blog

Gueckedoue – Macenta – Lola

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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... Abkühlung. Hinter Macenta erstreckt sich der Foret Classe de Ziama, einer der wenigen noch verbliebenen ursprünglichen Regenwälder in Guinea, in dem es auch noch Elefanten geben soll. Aber wenn man auf einer Landstraße deutscher Prägung durch einen ...

Alola Village to Templeton's Crossing 2, Templeton's Crossing 2, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Alola Village to Templeton's Crossing 2

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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Slept like a log! Up again at 0500. The track from Alola was very steep downhill, very narrow and dropped away on the left. Slippery, muddy and lots of tree roots. Steven and Noah got a workout keeping us upright and on the track! One creek crossing ...

Travel Back Day, Kokoda Village, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Travel Back Day

A travel blog entry by masonsineurope

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Day 9 – Travel Day Got up early; set the alarm for 0140, kept looking at the alarm clock.   Had all my stuff together the previous night; I was just ready to put on my clothes and just go.  So I met Wallace and Kingsley in the eating ...

Visitors, Tufi, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Visitors

A travel blog entry by penmarshall

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July was visitor month! The 1st were members of the Durr family, friends from Carwoola, outside Queanbeyan. Greg and his 2 older children, Ally (16) and Jack(14) spent 8 days walking the Kokoda Track and came and stayed with us on their way out of the ...

A comfortable induction, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

A comfortable induction

A travel blog entry by bobandpam

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Well this is a letter typed in our budget room at Madang Lodge.  I am hoping that a cut and paste will allow me to send it on hotmail when we next get to the VSO office in Madang. A budget room is a small room with two single beds, two ...

Mount Hagen, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Mount Hagen

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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We are sad to be leaving the Karawari area this morning, and disappointed that the Sepik Spirit (live aboard ship that tours the Sepik river) is down for maintenance.  We would love to come back and spend a few days aboard the Spirit to see the ...

PNG #2 -- Faces of Papua New Guinea, Nogoli Camp, Papua New Guinea travel blog

PNG #2 -- Faces of Papua New Guinea

A travel blog entry by nwtmike

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... you're all enjoying a restful and happy holiday season.  I've spent most of this day finally putting this "last" Papua New Guinea blog together.  Most of the photos are from July and August of this year.  I've been meaning to get this together since ...

Ola, Bom Dia, Boa Tarde, Obrigada!, São Domingos, Guinea-Bissau travel blog

Ola, Bom Dia, Boa Tarde, Obrigada!

A travel blog entry by charlie_ray

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... colony and those in the Foni districts speak the local tribal language Jola just like the majority of the Casamancais. Guinea-Bissau is a former Portuguese colony and the local language is Creole and so the cultural and ethnic traditions are therefore in ...

Day 3 - Ioribaiwa to Nauro Village, Naoro, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Day 3 - Ioribaiwa to Nauro Village

A travel blog entry by masonsineurope

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Day 3. Ioribaiwa to Nauro Village Morning to Lunch on Maguli Ridge Well, this morning is Day 3 and I went to bed about 7PM and got up at 2AM and went back to sleep.  Had my alarm set for 6AM but the rooster woke me at 5.  Packed all my stuff ...

Same same, but different., Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Same same, but different.

A travel blog entry by ilovetheworld

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Our Christmas was a little different this (last) year. We had a few extra ring-ins on our end, and of course Prue and Callum's little baby bump, and Callum's family. So it was a bit bigger (and therefore a LOT more food) this time around. Nevertheless it ...

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