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Manus Island Momote Airport – A video of an amazing airport

Momote Airport in Manus is the only Airport for the island province in Papua New Guinea. Its on the Los Negro Island and during World War II was one of the important air and marine basis first for the Japanese Army and later for the Allied Forces who captured the base from the Japanese. The Allied Forces used its strategic location to their advantage in the WWII Pacific Campaign. In this video, my friend Kuiox and I drive around the island after I arrived. [Read more →]

November 12, 2010   1 Comment

How to Eat Seaweed

Pityluh Island, Manus, Papua New Guinea: My freinds Raela and Chucks here show us how to eat ‘Goru”, a particular type of seaweed. Watch the video … [Read more →]

October 16, 2010   6 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

A Guide to Cycling in Manus

A great way to see Manus is on a bicycle. The roads in Manus are quite good for cycling especially in Lorengau town and along the route to the Momote Airport.

October 10, 2010   2 Comments

Manus Island, Lonui Cave & Purple Cave Crabs Video

I traveled to Manus Lorengau for a few days. One of the memorable things i did was take a bicycle and a video camera and ride 45 minutes out of Lorengau to the Loniu village, near the Momote airstrip to video the massive cave system at Lonui village. [Read more →]

October 3, 2010   3 Comments

Manus Island – how to get there and get around

The following account of travel to Manus is based on my own experience of traveling there and getting around. It costs a bit of Kina but it is worth it if you want an adventure of a lifetime. [Read more →]

September 30, 2010   2 Comments

Cycling in Manus – From Lorengau to the Loniu Caves

Cycling in Manus.

The roads in Manus, by PNG standards, are in great condition and are sealed mainly in town and along the way to Momote airport, though there are portions that are just plain gravel or ‘karanas’ in pidgin. I cycled from Lorengau to Lonui to visit the caves there, it took me about 45 minutes to get there, on the way I cycled through fairly flat portions of the road and up hills to breath taking views of the sea, islands and jungles of this side of Manus Island. [Read more →]

September 30, 2010   No Comments

Manus Island, a simple travel guide

A short guide to the Manus Province, the Manus People and to getting there and getting around.
1.    Manus Island
2.    Manus People
3.    A Simple Guide to Getting Around in Manus

1.  Manus Island

Manus Island is the smallest and one of the most beautiful of Papua New Guinea’s provinces.
It consists of several islands that form the Admiralty Islands.  The largest island is Manus, after which the province is named. [Read more →]

September 30, 2010   14 Comments