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 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
We are Sylvia and Frans, living on a sailboat in the South Pacific with our 2 sons (Dylan and Jayden), couple of guitars, several surf, wind and kite boards, a ton of books and a nice little wooden train set for the boys!
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