Grand Papua Hotel
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- Swimming pool
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... There's so much up and down, that over the course of the whole range, you in total walk up about 10,000 feet of very steep terrain! The highest point on the track is 7185 feet high. People only started hiking the trek as tourist in 2001. Per Wikipedia, from 2001-20012 only 33, 053 people have walked the track (although that doesn't mean finished it!) After several tourists died trying to do the hike in 2009 (they died from heart attacks, asthma attacks, and arrythmias, not ...
... idle chatter.
We are going to bed early this evening, to be ready for another 6am wake up call, and our flight to the highlands of the country, where we will be staying above 7,000 feet. In addition to spending time with many different tribes here, PNG is supposed to have some of the most amazing bird life in the world, which is another opportunity for us to practice for the "birds and butterflies" trips that are supposed to be standard fare later in ...
... from the company for weeks despite chasing. I contacted the Tourism Association who eventually came back and said that it isn't a legit company and the guy who runs it is notorious. He either takes peoples money and runs, or gives them a sub-standard tour vs. the itinerary, or requires them to pay extra money during the trip. It's two days since I started this blog and I, of course, have seen hide nor hair of the money. I am going to the ...
... Then it was on to visit dad at his work and go out to lunch.
The after-lunch activity was to visit the National Museum which houses a bunch of collections including heaps of carvings and other cultural artifacts from around the country. When we got there though we found all the employees sitting around outside. A quick enquiry told us that there had been a power outage (a common occurrence) and that the ...
... two of the cast put on a magic show before the play started. The children oohed and ahhed at the magic and then laughed through the play - a lovely introduction to Shakespeare for them.
I nearly fainted in the shower the other morning because I turned on the tap and warm water came out. It was such a shock as I had forgotten what warm water was like. Cold water is the usual and it is fine because the weather is so hot. Now that ...