Lae International Hotel
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... located at the end of the Highlands Highway, the main land transport corridor of the island which runs from the Highlands region to the coast here, near the delta of the Markham River. For this reason, Lae is a place where you can find all the produce and handicrafts of the Highlands collated and is a gateway to ...
We were thrilled to welcome our first guests on the 24th September. Mark's mother, Mardi and his younger brother, Philip came up to PNG to visit.
Mardi has lived in England for the past 25 years or more but she and the family lived in PNG for 18 years from 1957 until 1974. They spent the bulk of their time in Lae, on the north coast of the main island, then a couple of years in Port Moresby. They arrived when Mark was just a couple of months old and Philip was born in ...
Today, has been characterized by random acts of kindness and interminable frustrations. After travelling to Lae so that we might catch the ferry to Kimbe in the west or Alotau in the southeast we find a startling problem at the Rabaul Ferry booking office. It would appear that the 'Big Boss' (a white South African or possibly a Pomme!) has decided that no expats are allowed to travel on any Rabaul Ferry, to anywhere! Arguing that we were tourists and not technically expats, the policy ...
Our plane into Port Moresby seems populated solely by returning locals and mining expats returning to their hardship posting. Like many of our previous flights, on this trip, tourists do not make up the bulk of this wide bodied Boeing 767 passenger manifest.
Given the typical media publicity that PNG receives this is not surprising. Port Moresby is generally regarded as one of the more dangerous capital cities in the world. Stories of ...
... at night you could see Lae sparkling across the waters.
I also fulfilled a little lifelong dream of mine: To "slide down a river". You can go through my pictures to see what I mean! ;)
In the morning, we woke at first light to start our long hike up to Yemli village which is somewhere around 3000 meters high. The hike took about 9 hours and we crossed some of the most beautiful country I have ever seen; walking through crystal clear streams and rainforest, then up ...