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Lou Island: Obsidian and Kindness in Manus

I arrived at Rei Village, Lou Island, the boat’s motor idling as the sea pounded away at the beautiful shoreline. We could see people milling around the beach and on the embankments on both side of it under a giant kwila tree. It was Tuesday 22nd, February 2011.

The skipper of the banana boat, Lloyd Senang expertly waited for a wave to come in. One of the passengers shouted ‘whoop’ and Lloyd revved the engine onto the crest of the incoming wave and we surfed the boat up and onto the beautiful Rei beach.

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March 25, 2011   15 Comments