Category — Cool Things To Do
For the amateur and professional bushwalkers, trekkers, rock climbers, cave explorers and mountaineers, Papua New Guinea offers adventures to suit everyone be it a short tour around a local village or weeks of trekking. [Read more →]
May 6, 2012 No Comments
New tide of waves is crashing upon the shores of Papua New Guinea as more and more surfing gods across the globe expand their horizon and come looking for the ultimate waves here in the Pacific…in Papua New Guinea. [Read more →]
May 6, 2012 No Comments
How to Preserve Melanesia; The Engan Experience through the Enga Take Anda Tradition & Transition Centre
In the heart of Wabag Town, the capital of the mountainous province of Enga, lies a masterpiece of cultural learning and preservation.
The Enga Take Anda (pronounced Takkeh Andaa) Tradition & Transition Centre is a beautifully designed building that houses a great collection of Engan traditional and modern history, organised fantastically as exhibitions.
These exhibitions include wall montages, reprints of old and historic photographs, documents, stone artefacts, carvings, wigs, miniature buildings and examples of Engan architecture, explanations of folk lore and folk songs and more.
March 26, 2012 4 Comments
March 1, 2012 2 Comments
With muddy shoes and dirty jeans, a mud stained black jacket and digital camera in one hand and a video camera in the other, I boarded the Air Nuigini Dash 8 flight back to Port Moresby for Wapenamanda Airport, Enga Province on a beautiful and cold Monday morning in August.
The air hostess gave me a quizzical look and then half smiled at me when I smiled at her. I was minutes late. She wasn’t happy with me getting mud on the plane’s clean carpet. Oh well.
I was pumped, talking to everyone on the plane.
Less than an hour before I was hiking across sweet potato gardens, down dug out tracks with walls of red soil carpeted with green moss, slipping and sliding over mud, soil and rocks, crossing a slim wire bridge with-do-it-yourself repairs just to stand in front of the thundering, roaring Yuo Waterfall as it’s spray drenched me in seconds, all the while taking videos and photos. [Read more →]
September 6, 2011 No Comments
I love waterfalls! Seriously, who doesn’t?!
The bigger they are, the more water cascading down, the higher the falls, the bigger and deeper the pool, the more ‘mysterious’ and jungle clad it is, the more fascinating the fall becomes.
I have been to waterfalls all over the country. Some large, some small, some which fall from such great heights the water turns to mist and droplets, others that power down hard, cold and fast, knock you off your feet, pound your brain senseless. [Read more →]
April 29, 2011 5 Comments
Have you ever seen the sun rise over Port Moresby city from the sea? It’s a magnificent golden glow that rises quickly in the east up over thesea and the brown hills, merges with the city night lights before absorbing it all effortlessly in its embrace. As the light becomes stronger, the city’s few high rise buildingssparkle across the harbour, the city becomes a giant shimmeringbeacon that draws its awakening people towards it.
March 14, 2011 3 Comments
If you ever get to Manus, make sure you check out the main Manus Market at Lorengau.
It’s in the middle of town, right next to the bus stop. Everybody from Manus goes there.
It’s a great place to shop. You’ll find lots of fresh fish, prawns, lobsters and other seafood. [Read more →]
February 15, 2011 1 Comment
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January 4, 2011 9 Comments