Travel Blogs from Guinea

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Crossing the River, Somewhere in, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Crossing the River

A travel blog entry by adam_of_earth

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... move along very well here, and today I completed the final shallow boring south of the Purari River. To work in Papua New Guinea, any outside company has to hire crews from local villages. The boundaries for where these local crews can work depend on the ...

3 Tage für 120 km!, Nangani-Grenze Senegal/Guinea-Mali Ville, Senegal travel blog

3 Tage für 120 km!

A travel blog entry by juttachris

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In der Heimat von Miriam Makeba, Mali Ville-Dalaba-Faranah-Kankan, Guinea travel blog

In der Heimat von Miriam Makeba

A travel blog entry by juttachris

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Port Moresby, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Port Moresby

A travel blog entry by traveltragic

Overnight ...

Overlanding Notes for Guinea-Bissau, Gabú, Guinea-Bissau travel blog

Overlanding Notes for Guinea-Bissau

A travel blog entry by landylove

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... 10,000. Wild Camping We were not presented with any favourable wild camping opportunities.  Border Crossings Casamance – Guinea-Bissau See Overlanding Notes for the Casamance. Guinea-Bissau – Guinea-Conakry We crossed at Kandika.  ...

Madang & Village Guesthouse, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Madang & Village Guesthouse

A travel blog entry by bassalleckj

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We spent a short, but memorable, stay near Madang on the north coast of PNG, in the former German region. We were a day late getting there due to airline delays, the typical story in PNG. We had to spend an extra night in Port Moresby … again. We ...

The final day on the track, Ower's Corner, Papua New Guinea travel blog

The final day on the track

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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The rain had cleared - but the track was wet and muddy for the final leg of our journey. The first part of the day was the other half of the Ua-Ule Creek crossings - so it was reef sandals at the start. Then it was boots on for the long, hard ascent to ...

The Bones of the Ancestors, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

The Bones of the Ancestors

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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Very noisy night last night: horns honking, people shouting, cats fighting, alarms – not continuous noise, which I might have tuned out, but long periods of quiet punctuated by loud events. Woke up a lot. No one was feeling tops today – I ...

Tout pitit, Ganfodebá, Guinea-Bissau travel blog

Tout pitit

A travel blog entry by md11

Tout pitit vol: pas monté qu'il faut déjŕ descendre; pénible de devoir ...

First Day Around Town, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea travel blog

First Day Around Town

A travel blog entry by kdiangelus

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... . I think I did pretty darn well actually. We visited the different cultural centers (including the French, Spanish, and Equatorial Guinea), several libraries, UNGE (the university we are attending), the huge street market which was crazy, and many other ...

Breathing Water, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Breathing Water

A travel blog entry by theevans

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As much as Pete and I love travelling, planes just don't seem to agree with us any more.  The past 3 flights we've been on (NZ, Melbourne, PNG) have all gone wrong - one we missed because we got our dates mixed up, the next one the computers went ...

Queen Mary 2 in Rabaul, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Queen Mary 2 in Rabaul

A travel blog entry by 2onqm2

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... port is situated around Simpson Harbour, part of Blanche Bay, on the east coast of the island of New Britain in Papua New Guinea. The town, formerly known as the Pearl of the Pacific, is built within a large volcanic caldera and is surrounded by active ...

En route to Saipan, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea travel blog

En route to Saipan

A travel blog entry by 2onqm2

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Queen Mary 2 en route Saipan 1 The make up of the Nationalities on board where the passengers are concerned are: 1560 Australians, 353 British, 133 Japanese, 92 American, 56 German, 45 New Zealanders, 25 Canadian, 19 each Dutch and French, 17 Swiss, 14 ...

en route to Saipan 2, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea travel blog

en route to Saipan 2

A travel blog entry by 2onqm2

Queen Mary 2 en route to Saipan 2 2:30 pm: iStudy:Photoshop Elements; Hoopla tournament Pavilion Pool Deck; Hostress Corner; Planetarium Film: `Cosmic Collisions 3:00 pm: Darts competition; Fitness:Yamuna fitness; Texas Hold `Em tournament 3:30 pm: ...

en route to Saipan 3, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea travel blog

en route to Saipan 3

A travel blog entry by 2onqm2

Queen Mary 2 en route to Saipan 3 Late Snack: 11:00 pm to 4:00 am The Boardwalk Cafe on Deck 12 (swimming pool and lounge area) is available for fast food grill items from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm The Kings Court Speciality A La carte restaurants, where a ...

Primero Noche, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea travel blog

Primero Noche

A travel blog entry by kdiangelus

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So end of day one and I am exhausted, but already loving the city of Malabo. We arrived at the airport around 6 pm and headed to the student house across the street from the presidential palace. It was dark when we got here so I don’t know exactly ...

Interesting connections again..., Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Interesting connections again...

A travel blog entry by wsbieber

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We are staying with three amazing young professional women here in Port Moresby, who seem to know or be related to every influential person in the country! And they are so fun to be with on top of it all! Sharon enjoyed teaching them to make yogurt ...

October 10th-20th: There to Here, Ukarumpa, Papua New Guinea travel blog

October 10th-20th: There to Here

A travel blog entry by wanderingsol

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... My stay so far hasn't been all that adventurous as of yet. I've been doing my best to learn the trade language of Papua New Guinea which is Tok Pisin (literally Bird Talk) and get prepared for the rest of my stay. I did have one outing though with John: ...

Last week in Goroka, Goroka, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Last week in Goroka

A travel blog entry by wsbieber

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Challenging times here in PNG: With the change of Governors and the new CEO for the newly created Provincial Health Authority, there is a lot of confusion especially at the community level. In some ways we are victims of our own success with a number ...

Provincial Trainers Reports, Goroka, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Provincial Trainers Reports

A travel blog entry by wsbieber

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Stories from the provincial trainers' meeting:    In spite of positive changes happening in the communities, and the progress that the trainers see, they often encounter great jealousy and even physical attacks.  Martin shared the story of ...

Independence Day 16th Sept, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Independence Day 16th Sept

A travel blog entry by penmarshall

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I know, I know, old news! Friday 16th Sept was a public holiday to celebrate the 36th anniversary of PNG Independence. The day before we became the proud owners of a car. The woman who was selling it was rushing around because Thursday was her last day ...

Travel in PNG, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Travel in PNG

A travel blog entry by bobandpam

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Having just come in on the copra boat from Karkar we thought a wander through the travel situation in PNG might provide an insight into the place. At the top end is the Air Nuigini government airline which is the way most people crossing the country ...

Guinea, Conakry, Guinea travel blog

Guinea

A travel blog entry by petecondon

... of new music. We made a side trip out to the island of Roume, it was the only part of the country that might attract non drumming tourists ... quiet nice and peaceful. I wouldn't recommend Guinea to anyone, except the most hardened drumming ...

Trobriand Island, Losuia, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Trobriand Island

A travel blog entry by uschoene

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Im Town Bus in Alotau haben wir zufällig die Frau bzw Hauptfrau von einem der 12 Village Chiefs auf Kiriwina I getroffen. Sie ist Hongkong Chinesin und kam in den 80ern mit einer der Logging Companies nach PNG. Sie hat uns ihre Gästehütte ...

Hoi Village for the night, Hoi Village, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Hoi Village for the night

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

Our first night on the ...

Buka, Buka, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Buka

A travel blog entry by richardmcc

Many sights and sounds today bought back images of Africa. A "PMV" (Public motor vehicle or bus, similar to what are called Matatus in Kenya) tooting its horn and pulling into a bus stop was one image that recalled some memories. I must admit they were ...

My not so enthusiastic guide to elective planning, Kompiam, Papua New Guinea travel blog

My not so enthusiastic guide to elective planning

A travel blog entry by ameliam

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... ; This is how I organised my elective (and I am not joking this is 100% true). 1. Googled Medical Student electives- Papua New Guinea Why did I choose PNG? Seriously I have no idea. It is technically the closest country to Australia and I didn't feel like ...

Welcomed ... and amazed ... at Poreo., Poreo, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Welcomed ... and amazed ... at Poreo.

A travel blog entry by ronamoon

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... nbsp; 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.         ...

Karawari, Kararau, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Karawari

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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What an amazing place we are in!!   We drove down the hill to our little gravel runway, and took off in a 6 seater plane and flew over the primary mountain range of PNG (which rises to over 14,000 feet), and then down to the remote jungles of ...

Koundara to Labe: Route Mauvais, Koundara, Guinea travel blog

Koundara to Labe: Route Mauvais

A travel blog entry by robspackman

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... grunting something sinister. Sleep deprived and spooked I struggled to interpret the meaning of this. The army and police in Guinea are notoriouses and scrutinize papers closely looking for any reason to swipe some franks. What did this mean? Was it a ...

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