Travel Blogs from Papua New Guinea

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Time to leave..., Lae, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Time to leave...

A travel blog entry by asialavista

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Hier soir nous avons passé notre dernière soirée et partagé notre dernier dîner avec David et Naty! Une orgie de plus: une! Et dire que je pensais être en diète ici! Après avoir fini les restes du "mu-mu" ...

Natur och kultur i Western Highlands, Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Natur och kultur i Western Highlands

A travel blog entry by jordenrunt

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Hej på er! Att inte ta flyg från Tari till Mt Hagen var lite av en chansning, kände vi. Det sägs att vägen genom höglandet är farlig och bussarna stoppas med jämna mellanrum av rånare etc. Vi hade först tänkt ta PMV men vi fick hjälp av Perry ...

Madang - Mossies ruin the party, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Madang - Mossies ruin the party

A travel blog entry by chadandmizzie

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... where chad stayed many times with his family in the 80s/90s. he thoght it might be run down but we got a great bungalow which was new with air con, cos my god was it hot! stinking hot, mum`s weather!! felt like an oven. The resort was on the water front, ...

Coucou les Papous!, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Coucou les Papous!

A travel blog entry by asialavista

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Welcome in Port Moresby with Air NiuGuini! Il y a du wifi à l'aéroport: waw! Pas gratuit, mais du wifi! Qui marche bien et vite! Tous les vols ont été très à l'heure aujourd'hui, voire en avance pour le dernier et pourtant, ...

Beautiful Madang, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Beautiful Madang

A travel blog entry by sarah_kovin

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... in Madang since we got to PNG on June 4th (or 3rd, America-time). This part of Discovery is an acculturation to Papua New Guinea and to cross-cultural interaction. This is done at POC, or SIL's Pacific Orientation Course. When I first got home what ...

A little bit about Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

A little bit about Papua New Guinea

A travel blog entry by sarah_kovin

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... and joys) from all over the world, united by the common dream of seeing God's Word in the minority languages of Papua New Guinea. Enjoy these pictures that I have uploaded from my growing up years, and be on the lookout for new ones from this ...

Another Look into the Past, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Another Look into the Past

A travel blog entry by lottyh

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... the sun was shining. I ran outside as usual, to check if we were getting close to our exotic destination- Madang, Papua New Guinea. From the ships railing, we looked down expectantly, and then right before our eyes was the tropical lush forest with ...

Saint Patrick loin d'Irlande!!!, Madang, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Saint Patrick loin d'Irlande!!!

A travel blog entry by asialavista

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On a dormi 13h d'affilée... Mon dos endolori du matin me rappelle que les lits du Fairways & Bluewater philippins sont bel et bien partis; ils ont pris l'avion avec Mihai! Il pleut à torrent dehors et on n'a rien programmé du tout... ...

Papua New Guinea, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Papua New Guinea

A travel blog entry by grandma.at.sea

... ;Our full suitcases were collected and put into store - we will be reunited with them in Southampton!  Friday 1 March - Rabaul - Papua New Guinea  We arrived early in the morning and it was quite a sight to see a smoking volcano when you wake ...

Bougainville, the Vasui New Testament Dedication, Tsisiko, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Bougainville, the Vasui New Testament Dedication

A travel blog entry by sarah_kovin

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... ? We were supposed to wake up early to catch the 7:00am bus to the airstrip to go to Bougainville for the Vasui New Testament dedication. Must've overslept... Oh! I was on the plane, flying towards Bougainville. We hadn't overslept. I switched off ...

Stories from the Last few Weeks, Madang Ukarumpa and Itokama, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Stories from the Last few Weeks

A travel blog entry by sarah_kovin

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... . Yet that is the language they know. Erastus is from the Solomon Islands, and Lois is from the Sepik Province of Papua New Guinea. When they entered the work of Bible translation in 1981, they embarked onto a life-long journey that would lead them ...

First time ever! Alotua, Papua New Guinea, Alotau, Papua New Guinea travel blog

First time ever! Alotua, Papua New Guinea

A travel blog entry by lottyh

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At the dock the volunteer guide slid open the door to the van that would ferry us to the market, and the town center. The driver looked at us expectantly. Then the volunteer guide spoke, “ Good morning, welcome to Alotua!” We replied, ...

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...bei den "Kopfjägern" in New Guinea

A travel blog entry by siegurdmoebius

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... , was roten Mund und Zaehne verursacht. Man koennte meinen, da schauen noch die Missionare raus! Horrente Preise in Papua, unvorstellbar! Naeheres in Kuerze 19/7 Besichtigung von Rabaul und Mount Tarvurvur mit seinen "heißen Bruedern", Hot ...

A Good Hair Day - Life with the Huli Wigmen, Tari, Papua New Guinea travel blog

A Good Hair Day - Life with the Huli Wigmen

A travel blog entry by jules_young

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For the Huli in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea, three things in life are important: their pigs (the measure of their wealth), sweet potatoes (their staple food) and their hair. Before boys marry, they go to Wig School for 18 months to grow a thick head ...

On to Bougainville, Ukarumpa, Papua New Guinea travel blog

On to Bougainville

A travel blog entry by sarah_kovin

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... to PNG in 1979. In fact, when I was about fourteen, we were able to visit their village. I know some of their Papua New Guinean co-translators, too, and am looking forward to seeint them again. Plus, Bougainville is absolutely gorgeous!! It has been ...

Fear & Loathing in PNG, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea travel blog

Fear & Loathing in PNG

A travel blog entry by jules_young

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Today has categorically been the worst day of my trip so far. I was due to fly from the capital of Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby, to a town on the North West coast of the country, Wewak, this evening to start a 2-week tour. It was to include a big ...

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 ...

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