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Rip and wind  
   

Rip and wind

This is the outer reef of the small island just off Kativa. You can see the troubled waters that the Captain was concerned about.
Kitava - The eastern most island in the Triobriand Islands

October 11th 2015
After a comfortable over night cruise of 200 nautical miles or so, Sunday the 11th saw us anchoring off a beautiful tropical Island. It took quite a while to anchor the ship. Later the Captain told us there was a strong current as well as a little too much wind and swell, so the decision to stay and disembark took a little longer than usual. We were not all that surprised at the captain's remarks. ... read more
Oceania » Papua New Guinea » Milne Bay

Papua New Guinean Flag 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
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