Travel Blogs from Guinea

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Bazando da Tabanka, Piché, Guinea-Bissau travel blog

Bazando da Tabanka

A travel blog entry by ikono

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Heis-me do lado da primeira fronteira onde o português é a lingua oficial. Assim que digo que sou angolano os sorrisos abrem muito, mas o português era altamente arranhado, chamaram o Fernando, que tinha ar de ser o mais estudado e que me disse ...

Batmen's paradise, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Batmen's paradise

A travel blog entry by paulandton

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Our flight to Port Moresby was cancelled so we had to stay an extra night in Tufi and enjoy our last Lobster meal. As the flight left the next morning early enough to connect with our flight to Kiunga we haven't spent any time in Port Moresby, the ...

Snorkeling with Black Tip Sharks, Kimbe, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Snorkeling with Black Tip Sharks

A travel blog entry by jamesh1066

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Thoroughly, rested we set off bright and early this morning for another two dives in Kimbe Bay. This morning we have been joined by the only other guest at the Resort - a pediatrician from Birmingham, Reinout, stopping for a few days en route to a ...

Bubaque - Bijagos, Bubaque, Guinea-Bissau travel blog

Bubaque - Bijagos

A travel blog entry by vmarchal

Retour a l ile principale pour aller ensuite vers Bissau. Les barques que l ont utilise sont très stables, et si on a de la chances des dauphins viennent jouer autour de la barques. Ce qui égaient les 4-5 heures de ...

The Fjords of Tufi in PNG, Tufi, Papua New Guinea travel blog

The Fjords of Tufi in PNG

A travel blog entry by paulandton

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A new country and new experiences. We flew from Darwin via Cairns and Port Moresby to Tufi with 3 different airlines. Getting to Cairns was no problem but there we weren't allowed on the plane unless we had a return ticket out of PNG. As we didn’t ...

Frontiere Guinee - Sierra Leone, Saya, Sierra Leone travel blog

Frontiere Guinee - Sierra Leone

A travel blog entry by vmarchal

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Voici un peit poste frontiere : une petite cahute avec des douaniers tres gentils. Mais questions papiers, ils m ont fait n importe quoi. J ai du regulariser ma situation 3 jours plus tard a Freetown. Car cela faisait 3 jours que j etais dans le pays et ...

lost in PNG (not really), Ambunti, Papua New Guinea travel blog

lost in PNG (not really)

A travel blog entry by gonroamin

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Thursday 30th Sep It's my birthday..... Up for breakfast at 07:00, and we hadn’t even started eating it when the guy from Sepik river adventures arrived and asked if we were ready to go.... I wasn’t going anywhere until i had my breakfast. ...

In memory of..., Conakry, Guinea travel blog

In memory of...

A travel blog entry by kylejesw

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... something wonderful of themselves. It was a sad day for Peace Corps when they decided to send those two home. And Peace Corps Guinea will never be the same.  Though I blame almost no one on PC Guinea staff, trust has been broken ...

Just another week, Gbangbadou, Guinea travel blog

Just another week

A travel blog entry by kylejesw

Sitting in the hut can be fun. Take now for example. Sarah and I are lounging around listening to Alanis Morisette. My new mattress is on the floor (the village carpenter hurt his hand so all work on my bed has ceased) and Sarah, sitting on it, keeps ...

Six Months, Kankan, Guinea travel blog

Six Months

A travel blog entry by kylejesw

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I have been in Guinea for 6 months! I can hardly believe it.  It has been over 6 months since I've eaten Mexican food, or Wendy's or Penn Station or Chipotle or Panera.  It has been 6 months since I've slept under a comforter, used a machine to ...

Visiting Alotau PNG, Alotau, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Visiting Alotau PNG

A travel blog entry by themousses

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Arrived around 9am at Alotau and berthed at the wharf,  we went for a walk into town, did some shopping, looked at the local markets. 2 Kinas is .equivalent to $1. We went back to the ship for our 12.30pm excursion to a couple of ...

Visiting Kiriwina Island, Kiriwina, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Visiting Kiriwina Island

A travel blog entry by themousses

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We sailed through the night and arrived early morning at Kiriwina Island where locals from all around the islands came to sell their food and souvenirs. We spent the day on the island with Kim and Michelle and our new friends Terry and Judy. ...

Visiting Doini Island, Doini Island, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Visiting Doini Island

A travel blog entry by themousses

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We arrived early morning to this privately owned resort (By an Australian). Again people from neighbouring islands came to greet us with dances (see videos), food and souvenirs. Snorkelling was magnificent with surrounding coral and fish ...

Crossing the China Strait, China STrait, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Crossing the China Strait

A travel blog entry by themousses

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Early morning rise to see the China Strait which we crossed at very low speed and against tidal currents.  Passed Doini Island on our left on our way to Milne Bay )famous for the second world war battle between Australia and Japan) and the town of ...

Getting started, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Getting started

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle

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I got stuck in Port Moresby for a couple days because as usual I arrived with nothing arranged and I also arrived on a Sunday morning when nothing is open so impossible to make arrangements. At the airport in Manila I met an Aussie expat who had been on ...

Disillusioned or just disappointed?, Gbangbadou, Guinea travel blog

Disillusioned or just disappointed?

A travel blog entry by kylejesw

... have an ambassador and I don't know any staff. But it's been impossible to convince my community that I don't know every American in Guinea and I don't pull any strings at the embassy. I am very low on the totem poll of Americans in Guinea when it comes ...

Fouta Djalon a fora, Kankan, Guinea travel blog

Fouta Djalon a fora

A travel blog entry by ikono

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Ahh, de novo na estrada, de novo sem a certeza da distância que me sera possivel avançar, se continuarei a ter sorte ou se é desta que marcho a passo de cagado, que paisagem me aguarda no caminho, terei abrigo esta noite ? De novo um aventureiro. ...

Day of leisure, Kimbe, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Day of leisure

A travel blog entry by jamesh1066

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As we are flying to Rabaul in the morning today is an enforced day of relaxing! As diving is precluded and the snorkeling around Walindi is not great we spend most of the day arranging future flights, chatting with various locals and enjoying the resort. ...

On the bus with Rambo, Lae, Papua New Guinea travel blog

On the bus with Rambo

A travel blog entry by jamesh1066

Our plane into Port Moresby seems populated solely by returning locals and mining expats returning to their hardship posting. Like many of our previous flights, on this trip, tourists do not make up the bulk of this wide bodied Boeing 767 passenger ...

Ville a architecture colonial, bafata, Guinea-Bissau travel blog

Ville a architecture colonial

A travel blog entry by vmarchal

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c est ma ville préférée en guinée Bissau. Une ville avec son architecture coloniale portugaise totalement a l abandon. Les locaux n ayant pas occupé les anciennes demeures des portugais. Il s ensuit une atmosphère très particulières. dans cette ...

Brikama to Sao Domingos, Cassalol, Guinea-Bissau travel blog

Brikama to Sao Domingos

A travel blog entry by lastplanet

We are traveling from the Gambia with our African brother, Lucas Jatta, from Brikama to Sao Domingos, Guinea Bissau, on the first leg of a trip to visit his family in Cassalol, Guinea Bissau. ...

Fouta Djalon, Doucki, Guinea travel blog

Fouta Djalon

A travel blog entry by vmarchal

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Le plus bel endoit en Guinee. Pour 12 euros tout inclus. On a le droit de dormir dans une architecture traditionnel peul, 3 repas et de la marche vers les merveilles geologiques aux ...

Day 100 : Tamba - Kedougou, Kedougou, Senegal travel blog

Day 100 : Tamba - Kedougou

A travel blog entry by arnaudfoubert

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Après cette bonne nuit de repos nous avons commencé la journée par un petit-déj sur place avant de retourner chez Adama, l'amie de Kaly. Après s'y être encore reposé entre deux discussions, nous y avons mangé un bon Thieb, puis nous avons pris la ...

Best laid plans, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Best laid plans

A travel blog entry by susanstardust

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All was going so well yesterday; 4am shuttle bus to the airport was on time, flight from Auckland to Brisbane was on time but sadly the flight from Brisbane to Port Moresby was delayed. Delayed enough to cause us to miss our connection in PM to fly on to ...

not a great day, Wewak, Papua New Guinea travel blog

not a great day

A travel blog entry by gonroamin

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Sunday 3rd Oct. Back to Port Morseby and then onto Cairns today. We had a bad day today, it all started at 04:10 in the morning , we had just got out of bed and were getting ready to be on the bus by 04:30 when there was a knock at the door, when i ...

Frontiere Senegal - Guinee Bissau, Sao Domingos, Guinea-Bissau travel blog

Frontiere Senegal - Guinee Bissau

A travel blog entry by vmarchal

Une frontiere qui s est passe sans probleme. J utilisais le meme taxi de Ziguinchor jusqu a bissau, our atteindre ce pays qui attire 2000 touristes par ...

Village life, East Cape, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Village life

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle

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I decided to go to East Cape, which is the eastern most point of the main land of PNG. To get there I took the local transportation called PMV's or public motor vehicle. Basically it's a huge truck with two benches in the back down each side. ...

In the Highlands, Goroka, Papua New Guinea travel blog

In the Highlands

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle

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... to a lookout called Mt Kis. I am going to tell this story here because maybe if another woman is planning on going to Papua New Guinea solo and reads this she can learn from it. Plus, for better or worse, this is a big part of my trip and it affected ...

World Map Project, Conakry, Guinea travel blog

World Map Project

A travel blog entry by kylejesw

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... a lot longer. So much has happened. The return has been difficult emotionally. When I left I was adjusted to the craziness that is Guinea. Then back in the states, after the first shower and night in a real bed, it was like I'd never left. But then ...

Chimpanzées, Bossou, Guinea travel blog

Chimpanzées

A travel blog entry by vmarchal

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A faire et a refaire. C etait tout bonnement extraordinaire. Tracker les chimpanzees avec 3 guides tres professionnelles puis les observer. D abord manger, puis il se reposait en nous regardant. Un est passer a un metre de moi. Et des la premiere photo, ...

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