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Travel Blogs from Mount Hagen
I returned yesterday from eleven days in the highlands. Internet access was not good there but I am catching up on emails now that I am back in Bomana (Port Moresby). I am glad to be out of Australia at the moment so that I don't have to see Tony Abbot and Carlton celebrating victories. I don't know yet who won the seat in Ballarat. Did Catherine King retain her seat?
I flew to Mt Hagen in the highlands and then Barb Broad drove ...
... owned by Trans Niugini Tours, and were all extremely nice places. I think my favorite was Ambua Lodge outside of Tari. The main drawback to Rondon Ridge is that it is a long way up out of town (45 min - 1 hr) over extremely rough roads. It's in a beautiful setting, but makes you think twice about wanting to go out and do something in the valley. I'll upload some photos so you can see what it looked ...
Our day trip around Hagen took us to a village (Tapuka) where we did a jungle walk. We were supposed to have a mumu but this did not happen due to changes in plans. A mumu is a native meal where all the vegetables and meats are buried in a hole in the ground full of hot coals and covered in leaves to cook. The village experience ...
We went to the Hagen show the day after I arrived in PNG. This was a bit of culture shock as I had not really got my bearings yet. PNG is definitely different to downtown Brisbane.
We went in by mini bus even though it was only 600m from the hotel. Once we were there we went to a field nearby where the participants were all getting dressed up in costume and head dress. They were having a lot of fun.
... with them that it was not comfortable!
The drive in to Hagen from the airport was a culture shock, reinforced by all of the stuff that we had heard from Australia and no experience in PNG. The roads were destroyed with potholes on the way to town, there were rubbish fires burning along the road, wrecked cars, piles of rubbish, election posters etc. Trucks and buses had full cages built around all of their ...
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