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Arawa Photos Before the Crisis

Once upon a time, there was thriving coastal town on the east coast of the island of Bougainville.

Arawa, before the crisis, more pics at the end of this post

Known as Arawa, it was built on an old coconut plantation that began along a beautiful sandy stretch of beach known locally as Loloho. The town stretched all the way to the port of Kieta. [Read more →]

August 4, 2011   17 Comments

Kongara Manee Resource Centre Video Part 1

This is a video Part 1 of the Manee Resource Center in Bougainville. I visited in November 2010.
High up in the hills of Kongara, overlooking Kieta and Arawa is The Manee Resource Centre, a brilliant project in the middle of the Kongara mountain forests being built for the preservation of certain old traditional knowledge of people in this area. It is entirely self funded. You can read the article here http://www.myamazingparadise.com/?p=328&lang=en-us#more-328
Enjoy the video

April 6, 2011   No Comments