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Local boys sailing in the lagoon  

Local boys sailing in the lagoon

Sailing in the Louisiades, Papua New Guinea

May 17th 2008
Papua New Guinea is a crazy place. I've seen dogs swim half a mile across the harbour to escape the torment of their owners. We've tied our boat up to a jetty and had wizened old men and women with black teeth try to sell us gold and parrots. And when I took a local boat to Alotau I experienced the genoristy of the wantok system and was treated by the owner as well as if I had been one of the fami ... read more
Oceania » Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinean Flag The eastern half of the island of New Guinea - second largest in the world - was divided between Germany (north) and the UK (south) in 1885. The latter area was transferred to Australia in 1902, which occupied the northern portion during World War I ... ... read more
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