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Ringing the bell!

In Search of the Elusive Bird Of Paradise.

March 14th 2016
One of the things this area of Papua is known for is the elusive Bird Of Paradise. We needed to escape the heat and noise of the city so decided we'd take a walk in the surrounding countryside to see if we could spot one. We'd also read about a Pagoda giving good views of Sorong and the ocean beyond but no information as to how to get to it. After much asking around in our hotel and getting no ... read more
Asia » Indonesia » West Papua » Sorong

Indonesian Flag The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; the islands were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence after Japan's surrender, but it required four years of intermittent negotiations, recurring hos... ... read more
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