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  • Refrain from Sex, Part 1 'I would move to Texas in a second. - Father Adrian (Polish Priest living in PNG)' An enormous pothole formed in the middle of a busy street. Deep enough that wh Posted by TulsaTrot in Globetrotting Around the World | Jul 15, 2013
  • Flying the Friendly International Skies 11 months ago, I knew my friend Scuba Steve from Tulsa was strongly considering being a volunteer with the Capuchins in Papua New Guinea. Before he even made his final decision, I book Posted by TulsaTrot in Globetrotting Around the World | Jul 8, 2013
  • Papua New GuineaNew Guinea is an island north of Australia, surrounded by numerous bodies of water, including the Bismarck sea, to the northeast, the Arafura sea to the south, and the Caram Sea to the west. I'm visiting the southern half of Posted by JPalmer15 in My World Trip | Oct 11, 2012
  • Living in Tapini, PNGAfter a four month delay (waiting for visa), I finally flew out of Narrandera on the 17 April 2008 (My niece Aimee’s first birthday). Arrived in Sydney then flew to Brisbane. Met up with Des Hansen (the other Australian Posted by tonybozz in Tapini, PNG | Feb 8, 2012
  • Wauwap Waterfall & Adventure - Madang, PNGHalopa is a Catholic village station within the hinterland of Alexishafen situated due north-west of Madang town. It is one of the most remote areas located towards the tip of the Adelbart Range in the upper higher lands of Madang’s Posted by TheosguidePNG in Theo's Travel Blog in PNG | Sep 8, 2011
  • Coordinating tours in the East Sepik and SimbaiIt was the busiest time of the year with traffic at the airport and lots of passengers rushing in for check-in. We pushed our way through and finally made to the counter. Not long, we had our boarding call. It Posted by TheosguidePNG in Theo's Travel Blog in PNG | Dec 29, 2010
  • Karkar Island, Madang - PNGOn the clear bright morning of Friday 8th May 2009 twelve of us, all 3rd year degree tourism and hospitality management students of Divine Word University, were on the ‘Elly 2' to Karkar Island. The ‘Elly 2' is a 23 feet Posted by TheosguidePNG in Theo's Travel Blog in PNG | Oct 20, 2009
  • Dad's IntroductionRochelle undertook hiking the Kokoda Track after completing 6 months of training with me, during which we completed a number of four-day hikes into the mountainous areas around NSW. Additionally, she would run 5km's 2-3 times a week and complete Posted by avoca in Kokoda Track 2011 | Jul 27, 2011
  • Wednesday 20/7/2011Woke 7.15am. Repacked our packs. Had a shower then went up for breakfast. Had a full English breakfast each as dad said meals would be a bit erratic today. Jenny and Jordan came up for breakfast so we talked and Posted by avoca in Kokoda Track 2011 | May 31, 2011
  • Tuesday 19/7/2011Woke 7.30am and packed our day pack. Then had breakfast, pancakes with cinnamon. YUM!! Played with the cat. Waited for the tour people to pick us up. We were planning to do a World War II tour. The people picked Posted by avoca in Kokoda Track 2011 | Jun 1, 2011
  • Monday 18/7/2011Woke at 7.20am. Had breakfast, cereal and fruit. Packed my pack and waited to get picked up by Patty's Tours. We were planning to tour the islands by boat. They were meant to pick up at 9am but it ended Posted by avoca in Kokoda Track 2011 | Jun 3, 2011
  • Sunday 17/7/2011Woke 7.15am. Had a shower then went upstairs for breakfast - full English Breakfast. YUM! Spent morning relaxing. At 12pm went to Air Nugini office in Alotau. Got our bag. Very glad!! Decided we would walk back to lodge and Posted by avoca in Kokoda Track 2011 | Jun 5, 2011
  • Saturday 16/7/2011Woke 5.30am. Packed and went down for buffet breakfast. Went back to our room and got our things. Checked out and piled into a minibus just to be told that our plane had been delayed 2.5 hours. So out we Posted by avoca in Kokoda Track 2011 | Jun 7, 2011
  • Friday 15/7/2011Woke 7.00am. Went down for a buffet breakfast. Went back up to room and packed. Took everything down to the swimming pool and check out. Spent the afternoon beside the pool as our flight to Milne Bay was at 2.30pm. Posted by avoca in Kokoda Track 2011 | Jun 9, 2011
  • Thursday 14/7/2011 - Trek Day 9Woke 5.55am. Packed up. Had breakfast, usual cereal. Finished packing. Very cloudy and misty. Walked about 2km to the airfield and waited at Orohaven Kokoda Retreat until planes arrived. We were supposed to stay there last night but there had Posted by avoca in Kokoda Track 2011 | Jun 11, 2011
  • Wednesday 13/7/2011 - Trek Day 8Woke 5.20am. Half packed tent. Stood by the fire and had breakfast, same as yesterday. Sat by the fire and talked to two little kids whist Dad and some of 'the boys' put down the rest of the tent. Did Posted by avoca in Kokoda Track 2011 | Jun 13, 2011
  • Tuesday 12/7/2011 - Trek Day 7Woke 5.40am. Slept in!!! Packed up camp. ONe of the boys helped us pack the tent and offered to carry the tent so that he could put it up before we got to Alola. Had breakfast; same cereal but with Posted by avoca in Kokoda Track 2011 | Jun 15, 2011
  • Monday 11/7/2011 - Trek Day 6Woke 5.00am. Packed up camp. Had usual cereal for breakfast. Did some stretches and had our little briefing before starting to walk. Went up very steeply. Finally got to the top (2000m). Great views and could nearly see Owers Corner Posted by avoca in Kokoda Track 2011 | Jun 17, 2011
  • Sunday 10/7/2011 - Trek Day 5Woke 5:20am. Quickly packed up camp and went to the top of Brigade Hill (1415m). All the Aussie soldiers who fell at Mission Ridge and Brigade Hill had been buried their during the war (later moved to Bomana Cemetery). I Posted by avoca in Kokoda Track 2011 | Jun 19, 2011
  • Saturday 9/7/2011 - Trek Day 4Woke up at 5.00am. Starting to get used to waking up early! Packed up camp and had breakfast - same as yesterday. We did stretches whilst John gave us our usual little brief, telling us about the war history for Posted by avoca in Kokoda Track 2011 | Jun 21, 2011
  • Friday 8/7/2011 - Trek Day 3Woke 4.30am, a very early start!! Packed up camp and had breakfast, same as yesterday. Had our usual little brief. Did some stretches and started walking 6.00am. Up hill first to Ioribaiwa Ridge (850m) where we had another short service Posted by avoca in Kokoda Track 2011 | Jun 23, 2011
  • Thursday 7/7/2011 - Trek Day 2We woke at 5.00am. It was still dark. It gets light about 6.00am. Packed up camp and had breakfast; weetbix & cornflakes. The John's gave us a little briefing about today's trek. Did some stretches as a group and started Posted by avoca in Kokoda Track 2011 | Jun 25, 2011
  • Wednesday 6/7/2011 - Trek Day 1We woke at 6am and packed some last things. Had a buffet breakfast of eggs, bacon, snags and toast. Met our group again. We were taken in a minibus to Bomana War Cemetery. There were 3800 graves. It was very Posted by avoca in Kokoda Track 2011 | Jun 25, 2011
  • Tuesday 5/7/2011Woke at 2am. Not fair!!! Mum drove us to the train station. We caught the train to Central Station then another train to the airport. Nothing happened. Checked in and then went to get Subway's for breakfast. I had a Posted by avoca in Kokoda Track 2011 | Jun 27, 2011
  • Farewell to PNGOh boy it is 2 weeks since we got back to chilly Melbourne – but it has been an eventful two weeks – Jon submitted his manuscript on time and on budget last week and I have had my yearly Posted by cjn in Catherine and Jon's adventures in PNG | Jun 9, 2011
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