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Papua New Guinea Revisited - Halo Gen PNG!

1-24 August 2017

Hearing pidgin again after 40 years was gutpela algeta [very good] or namba wan. It brought back long forgotten memories of Papua New Guineans’ warmth and resilience.  My pidgin was liklik tasol (a little only) but I soon recalled words such as apinun, [good afternoon], longlong [crazy] and kai kai [food].  After spending over three weeks revisiting PNG, my old stamping ground from 1974-5, I came home feeling blessed and satisfied after an incredibly fascinating, albeit sometimes challenging, trip. Highlights included staying in Sepik villages, visiting my old school and meeting former students, as well as beautiful Goroka and the sensual and visual feast of the Mt Hagen... read more