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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 ...

Church and Government Health Visits, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Church and Government Health Visits

A travel blog entry by wsbieber

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The day was spent talking with both church and government health care system leaders! Morning was with the CEO of the Christian Health Services Mr Joseph Sika, and the afternoon with the head of the National Health Dept Policy and Planning Director, Mr ...

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 ...

EDEN AGM meetings, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea travel blog

EDEN AGM meetings

A travel blog entry by wsbieber

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Day 3 at the Kefamo Catholic retreat centre with our EDEN meetings. Kefamo is about 5 Kms outside of Goroka and is a very relaxing place to meet. We have been holding trainings there for the last 12 years and the Catholic Father and  his staff have ...

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 ...

The Highlands, Tari, Papua New Guinea travel blog

The Highlands

A travel blog entry by bassalleckj

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           We stayed in three separate towns / areas in the highlands of PNG. However, the cultures and environment are similar, so I will describe the highlands in this single entry. We flew into Tari, ...

Trip to Wewak, Wewak, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Trip to Wewak

A travel blog entry by liz.dowling

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Dear all, It is a while since my last entry. The time has really flown, and I find that I will be coming home to Australia in less than two weeks. This morning I had a marks meeting at the seminary and so the marks are now finalised for the students. ...

Intro to PNG and Port Moresby, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Intro to PNG and Port Moresby

A travel blog entry by bassalleckj

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... the UK. In 1906, Australia took over administration of the southern portion of PNG. In WWI, Australia occupied German New Guinea, and continued to administer it after the war. PNG and the next-door Solomon Islands (including Guadalcanal) were the center ...

PNG, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

PNG

A travel blog entry by anderskristensn

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Så blev vi smidt tilbage i tiden!! Der var sku mennesker på PNG der aldrig havde et hvide mennesker før.. Det var en god 11 dages tur. Men mange nye indtryk!  Se billeder og glæde jer til jeg kommer hjem igen. Så skal jeg nok fortælle meget ...

Battling to get to Moresby & Lae!, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Battling to get to Moresby & Lae!

A travel blog entry by ronamoon

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It took us two days to get back to Port Moresby! We headed out to the airport, which was closed up, pretty strange we thought, but we walked around the locked gate and settled in. The security man was there but out of uniform - he wasn't wearing his ...

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