Travel Blogs from Guinea

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A 2 doigts de me faire raskaliser, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea travel blog

A 2 doigts de me faire raskaliser

A travel blog entry by surledep

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Salut, un 2eme email, j'en profite que ça marche a peu prêt. De Tari, j'avais un avion pour aller à Mt Hagen pour voir un festival de singsing. Histoire de déconner, j'ai pris un minibus public pour faire le trajet qui prend 11 heures sur une route ...

Le boulet inattendu, Kerowagi, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Le boulet inattendu

A travel blog entry by surledep

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Et oui, pour ceux qui suivent depuis longtemps mes galères, j'ai la chance de croiser des boulets lors de mes treks...mais celui-là, je ne m'y attendais pas. Donc, te voila parti dans la région de Simbu pour finalement faire l'ascension du mont ...

Anecdotes papoues, Goroka, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Anecdotes papoues

A travel blog entry by surledep

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Salut à tous, je viens d'arriver à Jayapura du côté indonésien en West Papua. J'ai enfin internet où je peux vous écrire donc pas la peine d'envoyer le GIGN, déclencher le plan hors sec ou d'affoler l'ambassade de France en Papouasie...En tout ...

An unexpected, all-night trip down the river ... , Angoram, Papua New Guinea travel blog

An unexpected, all-night trip down the river ...

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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Oh, how to even start to describe today. I guess I can say it began normally enough. Breakfast was a bit late, though tasty (doughy pancakes with pb&j), and we packed up right after we finished eating. We had a nice motor down the river. The sun was ...

Nov 19th-27th: My Thanksgiving Holiday Commute, Itutang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Nov 19th-27th: My Thanksgiving Holiday Commute

A travel blog entry by wanderingsol

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Well well, I have been in a whirlwind since my last entry! When I said I didn't know what to expect- that was the truth! I hitched a ride over to the New Tribes mission base near Goroka in the highlands and spent some time there meeting some great new ...

Nov 2nd-8th: South Pacific Sunsets, Malasiga, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Nov 2nd-8th: South Pacific Sunsets

A travel blog entry by wanderingsol

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I set out for a little place called Tami Island on the far eastern coast of Papua New Guinea that my Lonely Planet guide described as "Every bit the South Sea cliche you could hope for"; so naturally I wanted to check it out! I received this e-mail as I ...

The Churning Waters of Tingwon, Tingwon, Papua New Guinea travel blog

The Churning Waters of Tingwon

A travel blog entry by suffolk-twosome

Left ship aboard Zodia.  Sea churning around stern boarding platform and this made it challenging.  Man hurled into zodiac by oncoming wave but safe.  Philipino crew are great and so thoughtful,polite and safety conscious.  Captain ...

From threats to tales: experiencing the Sepik, Kanganaman, Papua New Guinea travel blog

From threats to tales: experiencing the Sepik

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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We woke to some lovely bird sounds – but mostly to the crows of the roosters … which seemed to start around 3am, just as we stopped hearing sounds of men returning from the men's house. (The radio/boom-box stopped a little after midnight.) It ...

Michael Jackson: Invincible, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea travel blog

Michael Jackson: Invincible

A travel blog entry by kdiangelus

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Woooo it's Friday! I love the weekends here. Friday always means going to the pub and jamming out to the band and Saturday/Sunday are always open for different adventures. We all have a little celebration once we got out of class. Well this week was ...

a day on the sea(:, Gulf Of Guinea, Nigeria travel blog

a day on the sea(:

A travel blog entry by jess.h.15

today we just spent all day at see...it wasnt too bad...laxing by the pool reading, ten pin bowling, going for a swim...eating!! was a pretty sweet day! this cruise ship is AMAZING! it is so flash that i feel rather out of place! its awesome...there is ...

Things just got a whole lot more rustic..., Koundara, Guinea travel blog

Things just got a whole lot more rustic...

A travel blog entry by timshazz

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With a 7.30am departure we were at the border by 9am. The Aussies and Kiwis amongst us were having a few nerves, wondering if our expired visa (of about a week) was going to cause any dramas. Thankfully, it was a total non event and we were soon on our ...

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 ...

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