Monthly Archives: December 2011

Rabaul Sunrise

Sunrise whilst cruising past Rabaul and their volcanoes made for a very nice backdrop to the colourful start to the day. Equally as colourful were these tropical flowers we often saw floating around.

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Mangrove Pikinini, Kevieng

Rick and I went for a wander around a small surf resort island near Kevieng which is where we do our swap out whilst the crew does the turn around on True North in readiness for the next set of … Continue reading

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Cyclone battered old Queenslander

Whilst cruising around the Cairns area near Tully, I came across this old QLDer that was obviously belted around by recent cyclones in the area. It will take years for the rainforest down that way to recover and you can … Continue reading

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Rhapsody Seas leaving Cairns!

On returning to Cairns off the True North we caught up with an old Skydiving buddy of mine, Paul Osbourne, who has been looking after us very well and showing us all round. We discussed an idea over dinner last … Continue reading

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Slow boat to the Duke of Yorks!

We passed this boat on the way to Rabaul for the volcano shoot early in the morning. We were there for a good couple of hours and then on the return we passed it again going back to True North … Continue reading

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Who’s got it right?

After watching the PNG people going about their business over the last week, I am seriously starting to wonder who has it right for sure! The photos above typify the mornings excursions for a PNG family. Running a net out … Continue reading

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Banana Boat!

Here are a few more tropical vistas from the Luscernque Islands and also the Duke of York Islands. We are in New Hanover now and had an interesting dive on the ‘Amphitheatre’ this morning. It is an amphitheatre shaped pinnacle … Continue reading

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Rabaul Airport keeper

Another very special day on True North in PNG. A few of us set out early for the Rabaul volcano excursion and found it to be quite different from last year. There is now a lot of evidence of regrowth … Continue reading

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Luscernque Island and Jacquinot Bay waterfalls

Another action day in PNG today on True North. We arrived in Jacquinot Bay and were welcomed into a fantastic sing sing and show by the local school here. Then over to a great waterfall just down the way for … Continue reading

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I love my Zacuto View Finder!

We were out shooting at one of my favorite spots in PNG today, the Luscernque Islands. After lunch we set out to the island and pretty much spent the whole afternoon there with a new photo opportunity around every corner. … Continue reading

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