Travel Blogs from Guinea

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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 ...

A land that didn't disappoint, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau travel blog

A land that didn't disappoint

A travel blog entry by meltin4

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... and all of it's windows were smashed. A young man, who told me he was one of the secretaries there, explained people from Guinea had smashed all the windows because they weren't happy with something. So now the embassy was closed. If I helped him ...

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 ...

Thousands of Smiles, Goroka, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Thousands of Smiles

A travel blog entry by robertharraka

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... , and they also speak Pidgin, widely spoken throughout PNG & Solomons.   And with 852 different languages in Papua New Guinea (the most of any country in the world), this tribe/village also has their own language -- Alecano (spelling ?). ...

Naoro Village to Menari Village, Menari, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Naoro Village to Menari Village

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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Today (from 6.00pm last night to 6.00pm today) is the Sabbath for the 7th Day Adventists – which is pretty much everyone in Nauro. Consequently, there was no music last night, none this morning and no war cry to start today's walking. Or so we ...

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 ...

Ioribaiwa Village to Naoro Village, Naoro, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Ioribaiwa Village to Naoro Village

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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We were up at 5.00am and everyone was packed before breakfast was ready. Breakfast itself was finished by 6.20am and we weren’t due to start walking until 7.00am. Not sure why everyone is in such a hurry – I guess people just want to get ...

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 ...

Completed the Kokoda Trail, and feeling good., Kokoda, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Completed the Kokoda Trail, and feeling good.

A travel blog entry by ed.herweynen

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To the very overweight guy I met on Mt Dandenong about to do the Kokoda Trail after minimal hill training. DON’T, you will not make it. To his friend who wants to carry his pack, DON’T, you will regret it. Ensure you travel insurance covers ...

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 ...

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 ...

Payment for shipping, a nightmare, Conakry, Guinea travel blog

Payment for shipping, a nightmare

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... people are still mistrusting of them. One can only get $57 cash out, per transaction, and there is a daily limit from the Guinea banks.    Everyday we went into the bank, asked them to restock their ATMs, and then we’d make 40 withdrawals ...

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 ...

Bridges and Mountains, Kissidougou, Guinea travel blog

Bridges and Mountains

A travel blog entry by meltin4

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... With my mission completed I carried on along my way. This time I was heading towards Mount Nimba - a mountain that sits within Guinea, Liberia and Cote D'Ivoire. Along the way, we drove through lots of pretty mountains on what surprisingly was a good ...

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 ...

Firstman To My Area, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Firstman To My Area

A travel blog entry by 2059286

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The people from my area(kerema) was so surprise to see white man which we called (Nao) for the first time. They thought they were some kinds of angels send from up above.They follow the white people everywhere night and day imitating what the white ...

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