Travel Blogs from Papua New Guinea

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Rabaul, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Rabaul

A travel blog entry by gillen2012

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I got up and dressed around 6:00 AM to go to the computer lab to catch up at work and check in at school. I returned to the cabin as JoRina started to stir, and the ship found its place off the shore of Rabaul. Around 1997, Rabaul was overrun by one of ...

Madang, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Madang

A travel blog entry by georgekeats

Day 51 – Feb 25 An uneventful day sailing the Coral Sea between Australia and Papua New Guinea. Day 52 – Feb 26 Second day at sea. Early morning we approached the eastern tip of Papua New Guinea and spent several hours sailing through the ...

hi mum and dad, Australia, Australia travel blog

hi mum and dad

A travel blog entry by chfranklin180

hi mum and dad it is josh. well got your letter today and thanks for keeping me up to date with what is going on. well lee and i are thinking of going over to newzealand for xmas, she is getting a bit home sick and really wants to go back. her step ...

"DIM DIMs" leaving Rossel Is bound for Misima

A travel blog entry by chfranklin180

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... mouths from chewing betal nut. Talked to their 4th grade teacher, Paul Hora who is very passionate about promoting Papua New Guinea and trying to dispel all the bad reports about the country. Unfortunately the Papua New Guinean government doesn't give ...

The Frog !, Samarai Island, Papua New Guinea travel blog

The Frog !

A travel blog entry by ankorjuglor

Samarai Island is a very small Trading Post off the SE tip of Papua New Guinea where our ships were able to berth and load with copra mainly, but also various other comodities such as coffee and conch shells. It was also the Magistrate's base and the ...

Approaching the Bismark Archipelago, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Approaching the Bismark Archipelago

A travel blog entry by ankorjuglor

... of a volcano! Believed to be extinct, but with a history of 'hiccups' !!!  Not too long before our visit two new islands had appeared overnight in the bay or crater! Not too long before that the population was rescued from volcanic action and ...

Something about the population., off samarai, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Something about the population.

A travel blog entry by ankorjuglor

Papua New Guinea is mainly populated by the oboriginal peoples of the island, with some Melanesian folk from the off-lying islands. Some small pockets of Poynesians were shipped in to help with the work in the past. Also, there were the Chinese traders in ...

Grannies Go To Sea!!, Kamatal, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Grannies Go To Sea!!

A travel blog entry by chfranklin180

Shadowfax Update #18 > 29/10/05 > Hello everyone, > I spent last Tuesday (when Mike arrived) ferrying the boys back and forth to the shore with their collections of gerry cans and goods as we stocked up again at Misima - thanks Gavin for your tuition ...

CPL, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea travel blog

CPL

A travel blog entry by ankorjuglor

Whilst in Rabaul we made friends with the children of the CPL wharf's German manager and his beautiful polynesian wife. They were cracking kids and we had a swell party one evening in their grounds, where the moother cooked us a great feast in the ...

Leaving Lae, Lae, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Leaving Lae

A travel blog entry by blairn99

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Leaving Lae in Papua New Guinea aboard the Barbarian we were following a storm that had left a large amount of debris in the water, I was assured by the skipper a mate of mine, Rod that the storm was in front of us and we still had a couple of day in ...

DIM DIMs at Misima, Misima, Papua New Guinea travel blog

DIM DIMs at Misima

A travel blog entry by chfranklin180

... 's comments:- waiting patiently for weather to clear & am working out where to go next crew's comments:- Made some new friends after dimdim Peter scrounged a salinity meter from some Americans & played the good samaritan with some healing broth for ...

Rossel Island - The Shadowfax

Rossel Island - The Shadowfax "DIM DIM" crew

A travel blog entry by chfranklin180

Hello everyone, Since the last update on the 16th a lot has happened - we are finally in the Louisiades, sitting in a very picturesque lagoon in Rossel Island, the most eastern island of the archipeligo. We have sailed 1700 nautical miles to get here & ...

Gilligans skiing at Gigila, Gigila, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Gilligans skiing at Gigila

A travel blog entry by chfranklin180

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Hello everyone, We can't access the internet at the moment, but I've heard a rumour that we don't have a house anymore - Col & I are quite happy about that as we have come to the conclusion that we can live on the boat - with all our extra income we can ...

We arrive at Jacquinot Bay, Jacqinot bay, Papua New Guinea travel blog

We arrive at Jacquinot Bay

A travel blog entry by blairn99

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... We were basically doing a wreck discovery run into areas unknown, traveling the seldom travel route up the southern coast of New Britton. Rod over the years gathered info from locals and the missionaries and just by reading books and periodicals and ...

The Welsh Guard !, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

The Welsh Guard !

A travel blog entry by ankorjuglor

Whilst in Madang we frequented the RSL Club as it seemed to be the only place there! Meeting the locals was quite a rarety as there didn't seem to be too many. However, one very regular 'customer' was a very tall chap with a military air and a small dog ...

The feasting four in Bagarman, Bagarman, Papua New Guinea travel blog

The feasting four in Bagarman

A travel blog entry by chfranklin180

Hello everyone, We left Misima Island on the 4th Oct. after celebrating Col's 64!!!! birthday on the boat in the harbour - we decided to wait another day as the weather was supposed to be closing in (not the case in the end). I cooked a special roast ...

Green Ants at Gigila, Gigila, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Green Ants at Gigila

A travel blog entry by chfranklin180

Shadowfax travelogue no. 17 - 20/10/05 Hello everyone, We've been island hopping since the last update - had a disastrous problem with the anchor in Pana Numara - caught on a bombie & it took at least 2 hours to get it free & then the anchor winch ...

Day Three the Journey continues, Lae, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Day Three the Journey continues

A travel blog entry by blairn99

... well, around Tami Islands the weather was good and the swell was moderate. Today we are to head across to the neighbouring main Island New Britton this crossing was due to take 8 or so hours. Little did we know that the same storm from the day before ...

Day Two the Tami Islands, Lae, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Day Two the Tami Islands

A travel blog entry by blairn99

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Once we were in the Lagoon the water became wonderfully still and I breathed a sigh of relief, you see in a small boat like the Barbarian, she is only 14m (42') in length she takes on the open ocean but she does bob around like a cork. just before this ...

Babes and Booze at Blue Lagoon!!, Blue Lagoon, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Babes and Booze at Blue Lagoon!!

A travel blog entry by chfranklin180

Hello everyone, On the 6th we are still on Bagaman Island, very hot & sticky again. Bought a lovely baggi (shell) necklace from Stephen (Chief Gulu's son) for 50 kina (hope I can get it through quarantine in Cairns. Col & I walked around to the next ...

Eight hours in Port Moresby, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Eight hours in Port Moresby

A travel blog entry by denningsontour

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... we could do before we ran out of things to do. Port Moresby seems to be going through a lot of development with the new LNG plant. They are building roads, new shopping centers, new hotels and new high rise apartments over looking the water. The place ...

Naduri to Menari, Menari, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Naduri to Menari

A travel blog entry by stevegrace

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Huge day ahead - hope to make it to Menari which would have us back on schedule after starting one and a half days behind. Small problem(s) though: - Cathy still crook - Peter and Shaun still crook with diarrhoea - Shaz struggling with her knee (but ...

Tari, Tari, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Tari

A travel blog entry by jakin

Tari ...

Mt. Hagen, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Mt. Hagen

A travel blog entry by jakin

Mount ...

Our 2nd trip to Papua New Guinea!!, Goroka, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Our 2nd trip to Papua New Guinea!!

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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We recently headed back to one of the world’s countries that is least visited by American tourists — Papua New Guinea — for a second tour.  We spent a bit over two weeks here two years ago, and had a wonderful time, but longed to ...

Visitors, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Visitors

A travel blog entry by penmarshall

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... Chief Justice of PNG in 1980. He held this position until 1993 when he was controversially stood down by Pius Wingti, the then new Prime Minister. Four months later Buri Kidu was to die of a heart attack. His widow, Lady Carol Kidu, disgusted with the ...

Yamok - Palabei, Chambri Lakes, Palambei, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Yamok - Palabei, Chambri Lakes

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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Nach dem Frühstück gibt es noch eine Führung zu einem weiteren Spirit House ehe wir uns wieder auf den Weg zum Sepik River machen, wo unser Boot wartet. Ich zottele etwas hinterher, weil ich noch ein paar Fotos machen will und treffe einen der Männer ...

Just how many shades of blue/green are there?, Kavieng, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Just how many shades of blue/green are there?

A travel blog entry by penmarshall

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... an inch of its life, dropped an invading force to set up a base while the rest went on to Rabaul. This means New Ireland and Kavieng in particular, saw the 1st shots fired in PNG.   The European civilian and missionary inhabitants were incarcerated. ...

Church in POM ECOM, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Church in POM ECOM

A travel blog entry by wsbieber

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Went to church with the LIEBENZEL missionaries. Always good to participate in the worship with such good Island harmony. Great sermon from Ps Jeffrey on "be still and know I am ...

Greetings, Bomana (Port Moresby), Papua New Guinea travel blog

Greetings

A travel blog entry by liz.dowling

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... water in the tap. You realise the things you take for granted! But the bucket wash has been fine. I am trying to learn some new Pidgin words each day. I have many eager teachers here at Xavier and they enjoy seeing me try to learn and use the words (and ...

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