Shady Rest Hotel
- Shuttle bus service
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... nothing compared to the power of Jesus, and that she wanted to renounce her ways and follow Jesus!
Later an amazing story followed that showed the impact of this decision: One night after a death in the settlement, a group of people took burning bamboo torches and headed for the cemetery for a sorcery ceremony where they supposedly would hear from the dead person as to who was responsible for their death (the common belief being that the "real" cause ...
... i.e., master). See the excellent 1992 article from the LA times (http://articles.latimes.com/1992-08-04 /news/wr-5050_1_national-languages).
We spent 3 nights in a tourist lodge that was owned by a friendly guy named Warren. We were the only tourists there, so business was a bit slow. Warren showed us how to climb betel nut trees by wrapping twine around our ankles. He also found us a mushroom the glows in the dark. We used it as a nightlight! Warren also had a ...
... poor infrastructures, and ancient tribal rivalries that still simmer (and often boil over) today. In addition, the exploitation (or at least perceived exploitation) of the nation's rich natural resources by wealthier and more developed countries (often with the perception that the government representatives benefit at the expense of the remainder of the population) creates substantial enmity toward foreigners. All in all, this is not a city that ...
... by canoe!
The food here is nothing to write home about, yet I'll still do. Fried chicken, fried fish and fried sausage as mains, but the streetfood out of town is more interesting!
Slivered ginger on rockmelon topped with crumbled chicken stock cube, young corn boiled in coconut water accompanied by fresh tomatoes, spring onion and a pinch of salt. mmmm!
Goodies such as fried chicken leg- and head are present as well (pretty tasty but too many joints ...
... congregate with 4-5 families squeezed into each house. Evangelical Christianity is predominant with churches everywhere for the Seventh Day Adventists, Mormons, and many others I'd never heard of. Despite this, polygamy is still the norm with people having huge families of children. This is unsurprising given that 25% of children won't reach the age of 5. Given my disastrous start in PNG, I retreated to a tiny island off the coast which is home ...