Papua New Guinea

Celebrating Independence Day in PNG

The main reason why I had booked a week stopover in Port Moresby was to attend the annual Hiri Moale cultural festival. As soon as I landed I met with my couchsurfing hosts who told me that the festival was cancelled and that Moresby was a dangerous city where you cannot leave the house without […]

Papua New Guinea

Village life on Daugo Island, PNG

Having stayed with my Couchsurfing host in Port Moresby for five days instead of the initial two that I had asked for I was feeling that it was time for me to leave. Hotels are very expensive here and camping in the city is far too dangerous. I had to improvise and went down to […]

Papua New Guinea

Safety in Port Moresby

When I first arrived at Port Moresby and went out for a couple of beers with some volunteers I would be couchsurfing with, I was told that Moresby was one of the most dangerous cities in the World. They fed me stories of targeted break ins, blind voilence by gangs, car jackings, muggings and racial […]