Highlander Hotel & Apartments
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The lodge is about 30 kilometers from the small town of Tari, up in the mountains and has a strip like a ski jump. Great fun landing and as a passenger taking off you just seem to fly off the end and whoop up into the air. From there on the stay is an adventure. I went for a hike up the road and had a long chat with a young guy from the local village. As we walked along he showed me his grandmother's hut. Not wanting to be an alarmist I asked if it was on fire, there ...
In order to get to Papua New Guinea you have to go through Horn Island (for customs and immigration) and Thursday Island (for a place to sleep and a meal because C & I takes so long). If it weren't for these two things there would be no reason to stop here. Thursday is small and has nothing of note. Except a cemetery that has a large Shinto population, this due to the Japanese pearl fishers long ago. Set me to humming the duet in the opera ...
Had a nice breakfast, and headed down the hill toward the villages we would visit today. It is interesting that, much like in India, Cambodia and other developing countries we have visited, the cities seem to be pretty brutal, crowded places, and the villages are more serene and beautiful -- and more than 80% of the population lives in the villages. The same is true here in PNG. Of course, the allure of the city is potential opportunity, possibly making some ...
We are sad to be leaving the Karawari area this morning, and disappointed that the Sepik Spirit (live aboard ship that tours the Sepik river) is down for maintenance. We would love to come back and spend a few days aboard the Spirit to see the different tribes living down on the Sepik river.
As our boat pulls up to the edge of the river bank near the small grass airstrip, the locals know there is a plane coming in, and we are followed by 100+ people who are eager ...
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 ...