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FEB. 26 - ALOTAU, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

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Here in Papua New Guinea we are just below the Equator. No wonder it's so hot! We received a shore-side Papuan welcome.

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There are over 700 tribes here, and as many languages!

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Our tour today gave us the opportunity to meet some of the people who live here, to get a glimpse of their daily lives and to hear about their past and their culture.

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We stopped by Sanderson Bay and heard about some of the World War 2 history.

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We drove up to Top Town Lookout.

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Crystal guests brought pencils and stickers for the kids.

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Yikes!

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Back down at the shore and the World War 2 Memorial. Allied troops here gave the Japanese their first land defeat.

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Students at the Cameron Secondary School gave us a tour of their campus.

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Women demonstrated their weaving techniques.

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Fearsome body paint and frightening poses - these hunter warriors danced and screamed between young ladies that seemed to represent trees and bushes.

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The Town Market was a busy place.

Posted by Swenigale 00:05 Archived in Papua New Guinea

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