Archive for the "Papua New Guinea" category

Papua New Guinea-bound

by Beth Whitman (August 8th, 2014)

As I write this, I’m literally sitting at the airport getting ready to leave for Papua New Guinea to lead one of our WanderTours to the Mt. Hagen SingSing. PNG is one of my very favorite destinations because it is so crazy diverse. There are approximately 850 tribes in the country. The jungle terrain is […]

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Do Travel and Politics Mix?

by Beth Whitman (June 24th, 2014)

There was a discussion on a Facebook group I belong to about whether we should make our travel choices based on the politics of the government of where we’re considering visiting. Specifically, a woman expressed her dismay about a travel blogging conference being held in Sri Lanka, a country she believes has a record of […]

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Papua New Guinea Sepik River ~ Photo of the Day

by Beth Whitman (February 22nd, 2013)

The Sepik River in the northern part of Papua New Guinea is the longest river in the country. It flows, in a northwestern fashion, from the west of the country, spilling briefly into Indonesia’s Papua, and then eastward into the Bismarck Sea. It’s not a swift flowing river, but it’s mighty. And it is SO […]

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