Travel Blogs from Guinea

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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 ...

Pulled up in Popondetta, Popondetta, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Pulled up in Popondetta

A travel blog entry by ronamoon

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... of an old US WW2 bomber.   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.   ...

Surfin Kavieng, Kavieng, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Surfin Kavieng

A travel blog entry by maso

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Surfin in PNG was an absoulute blast. Went with a couple of buddys did plenty of Surfin, Eating seafood, and drinkin plenty of SP Lager. Had the time of my life and can't wait to go back. THe diving up there is ...

Papua New Guinea – Part 2:  Pacific Islands, Kavieng, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Papua New Guinea – Part 2: Pacific Islands

A travel blog entry by seanandnyssa

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After 6 days in Madang, we headed to New Britain and New Ireland, two PNG islands in the South Pacific. Again, the flight gave us an indication of the topography we were about to experience, as we saw beautiful reefs, atolls and huge volcanoes rising ...

We've arrived, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea travel blog

We've arrived

A travel blog entry by morgansharp

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... .   So, in March the planning began.  Our trip shaped up to be the following: 1. Three-weeks in Equatorial Guinea, 2. Meet in Barcelona to embark for week long Mediterranean cruise that will visit Italy, France & Spain, 3. Fly to ...

Emma with her youth group, Goroka, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Emma with her youth group

A travel blog entry by wsbieber

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Emma our coordinator is involved in everything!! Here she is with her youth group who we caught spontaneously after ...

MORE SUFFERING, Bubaque, Guinea-Bissau travel blog

MORE SUFFERING

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... and the next.  But ... at least I'd saved a few bucks on the dental work!      Five months later, in Guinea-Bissau, this problem forced me to give up chocolate spread: the backbone of my diet, the muscle, the ... brain of my ...

A Day in the Life..., Bogia, Papua New Guinea travel blog

A Day in the Life...

A travel blog entry by bobandpam

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We are woken every morning by the school bell at 5.30am.  If we miss that then we hear the siren at 6am that's not to mention the menagerie of cicadas, cocks, frogs and dogs that make noises all night long..................PNG is a noisy ...

Passing PNG, Somewhere In The Ocean , Papua New Guinea travel blog

Passing PNG

A travel blog entry by nevjoan

... tonight was special Beef Wellington. When we get near Townsville we will call you on the phone. We will get the shuttle from the pier when we get to Townsville. We are now going around New Guinea, so no internet service. Off to bed now Dad & Mum ...

Rabaul, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Rabaul

A travel blog entry by the_oldies

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Rabaul What a magnificent natural harbour. Surrounded by volcanos, the harbour is in fact a flooded crater. This harbour can hold upwards of a 100 ships at any one time.  Unfortunately the town that was flourishing on the edge of the water was ...

Madang Water Life, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Madang Water Life

A travel blog entry by bobandpam

PNG 17......Madang Water Life Madang is a busy port. It has winding access channels with deep water, then inlets and islands which give long water frontages and many landing points for a range of shipping. You are never far from the waterside and ...

First week in Guinea, Conakry, Guinea travel blog

First week in Guinea

A travel blog entry by rachelburton

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... comes my bright red bag. Can't tell you the relief I felt, also a little guilt as another kiwi friend michelle, had arrived in guinea two days before me, emailed me and said the airline had lost her bag. So I was just glad mine had made the long flights ...

Day 6 - Mt Bellamy and Beyond, Alola, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Day 6 - Mt Bellamy and Beyond

A travel blog entry by masonsineurope

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Day 6. Mt Bellamy and Beyond Bloody rooster...if I bloody had something close to throw at it...I'd nail it.  Bloody rooster calling at 5AM.  Got up, I washed most of my gear from yesterday and because it rained in the afternoon late yesterday; ...

Another way of life., Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Another way of life.

A travel blog entry by rileydog99

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Human remains have been found on Papau New Guinea that date back to about 50,000 years ago - those probably originating in Southeast Asia & Africa. It  has a population of about 7 million and more than 800 local languages. Pidgin or English is ...

Arriving in Tari, Tari, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Arriving in Tari

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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As we were enjoying our dinner last night, and the fabulous view from the terrace of the restaurant, we watched an Air Niugini plane taxi out to the tarmac, and position for takeoff, fire up its engines, then shut them down.  The door opened and ...

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