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Category — Diving

Blackrock is Secret Paradise: You Are Never to Old to Dream

It was on the boat when I realized that there was more to this beach club at Blackrock.

The skipper, Parko, a wiry man from Central Province with an old withered look about him, was drifting his gaze across at the sandy point as we motored slowly out in his boat to meet some fisherman dropping lines further on.

His eyes had a far away look as he spoke about how one day several decades ago, when he was a small kid, his father had brought him and his siblings for a day trip to enjoy a picnic and swimming. His father had borrowed a camera and had taken photos of the beach as it stretched and curved into the horizon that day. [Read more →]

January 11, 2016   2 Comments

Arovo Island Video

Arovo Island was a super famous resort before the Bougainville crisis. Now  an old jetty and seawalls are the only reminders that their was a resort here.
But its still beautiful, with white, super sandy beach, jungle, a ton of birds and more. [Read more →]

February 13, 2011   5 Comments

Hawaii Island of Manus, where the sea breaks on live ammunition

I hired a boat for K100 to take me to Hawaii Island, about 20 minutes east of Lorengau. It actually doesn’t cost that much to get out there, maybe K20 at the most, but I wanted to wander around the other islands sightseeing as well.

October 10, 2010   19 Comments