Aug 3-5 Vanimo PNG August 5th 2011 The drive from Jayapura to PNG was 1.5 hours long and cost an outrageous 500000Rp (each way).
It was not a good day..
The drive to the border was uneventful. It went along the coast for a bit before veering off inland. I got to the border and was told that they could not stamp me out of the country here and that I had to go back to Jayapura. Of course I was just in Jayapura and had gone to ... read more
Oceania » Papua New Guinea » Sandaun » Vanimo 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