Aug 8-10 Mt. Hagen - Mendi, PNG August 10th 2011 The little 6 seater plane took off from Wewak early in the morning and we skirted along the coast for a bit until I got a glimpse of the winding Sepik river. The plane had large windows so I had a great vantage point to see everything unlike a normal porthole in a commercial flight.
We stayed pretty low at first no more than a couple hundred meters above the ground as it slowly rose as we headed ... read more
Oceania » Papua New Guinea » Western Highlands » Mount Hagen 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