Monthly Archives: May 2014

BULA! FROM FIJI

ON TO FIJI We’ve now moved south to Fiji – hundreds of islands sprinkled over thousands of square miles of the blue, blue South Pacific and about seventeen degrees below the equator – due east of Cairns on the east … Continue reading

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LEAVING NEW BRITAIN, DIVING THE BISMARCK SEA

ANICDOTES AND OBSERVATIONS FROM NEW BRITAIN Before we leave New Britain here are two short stories….local stories…remembered from the Pacific War. “UNCLE AMERICA” In the immediate wake of Cyclone Ita, we arrived in Alotau and took a boat to a … Continue reading

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ON TO NEW BRITAN AND THE BISMARCK SEA

THE BISMARCK ARCIPELAGO: RABAUL, EAST NEW BRITAN We’ve now left the “mainland” of Papua New Guinea (PNG) and are on the three hundred mile long island of New Britain, the largest of the Bismarck Archipelago. New Britain is hundreds of … Continue reading

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