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The Way to BLACKROCK

This is the directions to get to Blackrock with pictures. You can read the article on Blackrock here.

Magi Highway

Travel down the Magi Highway heading to Hula. This road goes past Loloata Resort and March Girls resort and past the last roadside markets.  Keep driving until you reach the Three Way Intersection.

(The exit to Magi Highway is at 6 mile in Port Moresby.) [Read more →]

January 11, 2016   1 Comment

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

Daugo Island Sun Rise Over Port Moresby, and the Papua we forget.

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.

Sunrise of the city waters

Sunrise at Port Moresby waters ( Daugo Island, also known as Fisherman Isl). More pictures at the bottom of the post.

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March 14, 2011   5 Comments