Travel Blogs from Guinea

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Back to school, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea travel blog

Back to school

A travel blog entry by morgansharp

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... be important, but to visit a smaller school outside of the center, all we need is a friendly principal.  In Equatorial Guinea school is free from kindergarten until high school graduation, university is only a small fee (the same as buying 15 ...

COMMUNAL BY NATURE, Bubaque, Guinea-Bissau travel blog

COMMUNAL BY NATURE

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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"Po tudu tarda ki tarda na iagu i ka ta bida lagartu."  (A Creole saying.)      Translation:      The trunk of a tree, no matter how long it stays in the water, doesn't become a crocodile. ...

A visit to the office, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

A visit to the office

A travel blog entry by bobandpam

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I had been using the laptop and memory stick to type and save messages but the vista 2007 is not compatible with many of the machines to which it has been sent hence the strange script you have been receiving.  so much for planning.  We are ...

Welcome, Meddat, Guinea travel blog

Welcome

A travel blog entry by cudran

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Port Moresby, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Port Moresby

A travel blog entry by niilantey

pom ...

Dirty Cops, Conakry, Guinea travel blog

Dirty Cops

A travel blog entry by mushbird25

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... into Sierra Leone, we finally managed to make contact with the hotel in Sierra Leone who confirmed that the missing 3 had left Guinea safely and were ahead of us.  The police were insisting that we couldn’t leave the country without them just ...

Meeting with Sr Koyu, Goroka, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Meeting with Sr Koyu

A travel blog entry by wsbieber

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This is the powerhouse nursing sister that is the manager of the CHE program in the Eastern Highlands ...

C'mon and join me for this trip, Korowai , Indonesia travel blog

C'mon and join me for this trip

A travel blog entry by bobpalege

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The Korowai. The Korowai live in South Eastern lowland of Papua, Numbering approx 3,000. The majority of the Korowai clans live in tree houses ( up to 40 meters high ) to protect them from flooding and enemies. Each clan has a long house for ...

The Port Moresby Airport Saga, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

The Port Moresby Airport Saga

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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0005 hrs - phone rings - Wayne calling to tell us our flight has been changed to 1000 hrs 0430 hrs - phone rings - Reception asking if we are coming down for our airport transfer - then realise it was cancelled. 0600 hrs - phone rings - Wake up call ...

Bogia and the North Road, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Bogia and the North Road

A travel blog entry by bobandpam

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  Well we were certainly cheered by the happy pictures from Rachel and Dan's do, sunshine guaranteed on the south coast for all special occasions obviously! All our love and best wishes and we are very happy for you two..and we look forward to ...

WOW--ALOTAU, Alotau, Papua New Guinea travel blog

WOW--ALOTAU

A travel blog entry by mek1

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... a special Valentine's day dinner inn the main restaurant. Tomorrow we are at sea en route to our next stop in Papua, New Guinea, which shares this big island with Indonesia's Iryan Jaya which has the west half of the island. If it continues this hot we ...

touba, Labe, Guinea travel blog

touba

A travel blog entry by amaythijs

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... grensovergang. weer in senegal. verder fietsen tot ik bij een groot kruispunt kwam waar ik met een peugeot 504 mee kon naar guinea_conackry.helemaal volgeladen 16 personen. 4 voorin, wat helemaal klote zit kan ik je vertellen en zelfs mensen op het dak. ...

We've only just begun, Somewhere in, Papua New Guinea travel blog

We've only just begun

A travel blog entry by adam_of_earth

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After nearly 24 hours on planes I made it out into the jungle Base camp yesterday. The camp is actually pretty nice. Food is not bad. Air-conditioned rooms, which are basically storage containers. I got OK sleep last night, and hoping to get a bit better ...

guns germs and steel, Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea travel blog

guns germs and steel

A travel blog entry by jessicalois

... us through the daily lives of these people and how hard they work just to have food for their family. The people of Papua New Guinea have to hunt and gather for their food and work a lot harder then we do. Professor Diamond thinks Geography has a very ...

Bubuman and Bubumeri, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Bubuman and Bubumeri

A travel blog entry by bobandpam

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The logistics of moving around will be an interesting challenge over the next few months.  Everyone seems very concerned about the white bubuman and and bubumeri, more respect for our age than anything else.  We have enjoyed another stay at the ...

Day 5 - Up Brigade Hill, Alola, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Day 5 - Up Brigade Hill

A travel blog entry by masonsineurope

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Day 5 – up Brigade Hill. Got up at 515AM, taped up the toes and went to the toilet. Im getting pretty good at the slit trench...enough said on that.  Had some breakfast...I had some peaches, mandarins and a small tin of Baked Beans.  I ...

Hotter than a pepper sprout, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau travel blog

Hotter than a pepper sprout

A travel blog entry by mrandmrsrontour

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... Africa.  But the people of   Guinea-Bissau make an art of it.  Take a typical day with Mr & Mrs R   in Guinea-Bissau: -    We wake -    We find a "chop house" and order breakfast - typically, omlette in   baguette, and a glass of ...

Bissau: A powerless waterless plucky capital, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau travel blog

Bissau: A powerless waterless plucky capital

A travel blog entry by robspackman

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... an old man shifted up on a reed mat and muttered a greeting. That was the refreshing extent of hassle in Bissau. Bissau, capital of Guinea Bissau, is unlike any capital I have ever set foot in. It feels like it is persisting in the aftermath of a disaster ...

HARMONIOUS PEOPLE, Bubaque, Guinea-Bissau travel blog

HARMONIOUS PEOPLE

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... , lost. 5. FEW VEGETABLES, VIRTUALLY NO FRUIT HONORABLE MENTION  included: too much CAJU WINE DRINKING; LOUD PEOPLE; and Guinea-Bissau's BAD REPUTATION, which seemed unfairly earned.      Okay.  Get the Candere girls up and ...

Osvaldo, Bissai, Guinea-Bissau travel blog

Osvaldo

A travel blog entry by worldmaddog

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Ramu Nickel Mine, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Ramu Nickel Mine

A travel blog entry by wsbieber

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We did a side trip tour with the principal landowner of the traditional lands of a pristine tropical forest which is being dug up by the largest Chinese mining venture in the world.  Driving through the pit of an already huge mine site after 2 years ...

Blanco's in Bissau, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau travel blog

Blanco's in Bissau

A travel blog entry by joseph.heskin

... in Guinea Bissau our 3rd country of the trip. Some info on the place: GB sits sandwiched between southern Senegal and Guinea (original with names in this patch) It's about the size of Switzerland with a population of 1.5 million The current government ...

Port Moresby, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Port Moresby

A travel blog entry by jakin

Port ...

Vultures not Vouchers.., Mamou, Guinea travel blog

Vultures not Vouchers..

A travel blog entry by timshazz

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It was rice porridge this time round for breakfast before another reasonably early departure. The road was in reasonable shape we started to eat up the km’s. It had gotten quite cold overnight and it was a fresh crisp morning in the truck as Mabel ...

Fergusson Island, Kanani, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Fergusson Island

A travel blog entry by uschoene

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Nachdem wir Niki und sein kleines Kanu an der Schule abgesetzt hatten (jedes Kind bekommt hier zum Schulanfang ein aus 1 Baumstamm gefertigtes Kanu, mit dem es 2 Stunden zur Grundschule paddelt), ging es in Richtung Fergusson Island. Fast dort ...

Get Me Out Of Here!, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Get Me Out Of Here!

A travel blog entry by denningsontour

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After a comfortable three hour trip on the Air Niugini 737, I arrived in Port Moresby. Customs had the normal long line up and all went smoothly. As I entered the airport, I realised that my previous complaining about LAX and Sofia airports was ...

The School, Wabag, Papua New Guinea travel blog

The School

A travel blog entry by piers_cardiff

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So this is where I was working. Wabag Secondary School, at 2500m above sea-level, in the 'last' province; Enga. Check out the lovely views that I had from house, a sweet little semi, looking across the valley, with the market and school below. ...

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