Category — Papua New Guinea Rivers
There was a duck, a beautiful black duck with yellow spots watching us as we approached the edge of the lake. I took up the camera to take a picture, but the bird wasn’t interested. It calmly fluttered its wings and flew further into the lake, stirring up the waters as it went.
A breeze blew across the lake creating waves that rippled towards the edge.
It was beautiful day in Enga Province – a part of the highlands of Papua New Guinea. The sun shone brightly, its light glistening off the waters. But it wasn’t a hot day. It was nice and cold here. [Read more →]
September 10, 2011 1 Comment
The Gogodala People of the Mid-Fly area of Western Province, live in several villages in the Balimo – Aramia River area. These villages include Balimo, Kimama, Kini, Adiba, Kawito, Katale, Kewa and Uladu.
As well as staying at Balimo village for a few days, I also made a trip to the very cultural Kini village whose people were nice enough to talk to me and show their culture.
I thought that I would write this article about some aspects of the traditional the Gogodala Culture and my visit to Kini Village, including sharing some great photographs and information on the art and culture alive at the village. But first, some info about the Gogodala. [Read more →]
June 20, 2011 2 Comments
One thing I wanted to do when I was in Balimo, Western Province was to travel to the great Wawoi Falls and shoot an awesome video. The Waterfall lies at the foot of Mt Bosavi and is possibly the largest waterfall in PNG.
I spent a good deal of time searching for information on how to get there and truth be told, there is not much information available.
So I jumped on a plane and headed to Balimo town along the banks of the Aramia flood plain, expecting to catch a boat all the way up river to the Falls. How naive i was. [Read more →]
June 18, 2011 1 Comment
May 17, 2011 7 Comments