nuakata

Day 10 – The Nuakata Fishermen

After having spent a few days recovering from jet lag and a mild fever, the adventure could finally begin! And so I set out from Alotau to the easternmost point of Papua New Guinea: East Cape, where Papua New Guinea ends and South Pacific proper begins.¬†Nuakata would be the first Island I visited on my …

Packing for the South Pacific

Packing for the South Pacific – 8 Months

Apart from a few minor items, my setup is pretty much done and I should be ready to go! By scaling down on the size/weight of tent, day pack, cooking gear, sleeping bag and hiking boots, I’ve managed to fit it all into the Baltoro 75 backpack (Gregory), weighing about 17kg. I’m pretty happy with …

Flightpath

10 Days to Papua!

With only 10 days to go until I leave for this South Pacific Expedition, I’m milling about to get the last bits and pieces together, while passing by my doctor and dentist, just to be sure. You don’t want having to have your teeth pulled out deep into the Papua new Guinean jungle! I usually …