Rabual, Papua, New Guinea. February 27th 2009 Another place for a pin, but not much to see here except an active volcano named ´Turvurvur¡'.
It first erupted in 1994-95 and almost completely destroyed the town of Rabaul, not from flowing lava but because it was completely covered up with ashes.
I have enclosed a photo of Turvurvur as it looked when we sailed away last evening. It was in full glory, spewing forth smoke and ashes ... read more
Oceania » Papua New Guinea » East New Britain » Rabaul 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
Duncan Charles Merriwether (Chuck)
Jacqueline P. Merriwether (Lynne)
7575 Pelican Bay Blvd.
Naples, FL 34108
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