Kokoda the final trek August 20th 2011 Day 9
August 13, 2011
Ioribaiwa to Goldie River - 8 hours
There are some celebrations in the camp. Today is the last full day of trekking. The end is finally near and we are all so ready for this to be completed. Although sad to be finishing at the same time. It has been such a journey in so many ways.
We hike today from the Ioribaiwa village to the Goldie River an 8 hour hike. We have ... read more
Oceania » Papua New Guinea » Oro » Kokoda 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 2 TRAVELERS WHO MET IN 2005 IN SCOTLAND. WE HAD SUCH A GOOD TIME WE DECIDED TO TAKE ON SOUTH AMERICA AND THE INCA TRAIL IN 2007. WE DECIDED THAT OUR NEXT ADVENTURE IN 2009 WOULD BE A TRIP OF A LIFETIME. AND THAT TRIP TOOK US FROM MOROCCO TO POLAND. THEN IN 2011 SYDNEY AUSTRALIA TO PAPUA NEW GUINEA FOR A HIKE IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE BRAVE AND COURAGEOUS AUSSIE MEN DURING WWII, THE KOKODA TRACK. THEN CHRISTMAS 2012 WE FOUND OURSELVES IN ARGENTINA AND ANTARCTICA. IT PROVED TO BE AN EPIC JOURNEY. THEN IN 2014 WE WERE BACK ON THE ROAD FOR ANOTHER THRILLING ADVENTURE, A WONDROUS JOURNEY... full info