Islands of Love

Alex Rust 10 November 2010 | Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea It was dark as we approached the Trobriand islands. We could smell the burning coconut husk fires of land miles away and closer could see the flickering flames that littered the shore. In the distant skies that surrounded us I could count three different[…]

Climbing Madang Volcano

Manam Volcano

Alex Rust 28 November 2010 | Papua New Guinea Reed and Peter stayed with the boat (now with kids climbing all over it) while Ben and I went to shore accompanied by several natives to have presence with the ‘head counselor.’ On the way we passed copra drying stations and a disproportionally large catholic church[…]