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... pouring out of the blackened thatch roof. No, she's just cooking. Next was a larger thatched hut with the same walls of woven matting. This was a rest house for travellers; a place to stop for tea, chew betel nuts and spit red goo in the dirt.
He explained to me about getting married, something he was looking forward to. First the man has to build a house and a mud wall surrounding it. Not a great undertaking as it's about 12 × 10 and made from materials within a ...
... re in the foothills and Mount Hagen. When we landed our friend Bob was there to pick us up and whisk us home to his lodge. Well, not exactly whisk, as the road up the mountain is pretty rough; rocky and steep with a chance of potholes . Luckily, 40 year old utes(Suv) have great suspension. So here we are high up in the mountains with this spectacular view. In the morning the valley was covered in low cloud with just a few treetops sticking out ...
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 ...