Hanuabada Stilt Village in Port Moresby

Stilt houses, or pile dwellings as they are sometimes called, used to be very common in Port Moresby but today there are only two stilt villages left in PNG's capital - Hanuabada on the north-west outskirts of the city and Koki at the eastern end of … [Read more...]

A death walk around Port Moresby?

There is something inherently intimidating about Papua New Guinea’s capital Port Moresby which I think is a combination of the “rascal factor” and standing out in the crowd as a “dim-dim”, or white fella, in this country of dark skinned & fuzzy … [Read more...]

The Facial Tattoos of Oro Province

The beautiful tropical fiords of Cape Nelson offer some of the most spectacular scenery in Papua New Guinea and if you combine those views with the excellent scuba diving on the isolated offshore reefs, it is easy to understand why the area draws … [Read more...]

The Puri Puri men of Tufi

The path through the rainforest was steep and still slippery from the previous nights rain and I could sense the handful of people from the Fiyogha clan watching me closely as we made our way down to the gully and the entrance to the secret Puri Puri … [Read more...]

Papua New Guinea – Tufi Village Home Stay

Papua New Guinea is a fascinating country which unfortunately suffers from a bad reputation. I count myself fortunate to have traveled fairly extensively around the PNG, but mainly on the coasts of the many islands for scuba diving and the interior … [Read more...]