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From Kokopo we motor across the channel for a couple of hours to the Duke of York islands. There are 13 islands in this group, all low-lying coral atolls. Apparently in 2000 many of the inhabitants were re-located to the … Continue reading
Every time I type the word Kokopo, my autocorrect changes it to Kokomo. Remember the Beach Boys song “Kokomo”? “Off the Florida Keys, there’s a place called Kokomo That’s where you want to go to get away from it all … Continue reading
We weren’t intending to stay this long in Rabaul, and some uncharitable people might say it’s 11 days too long, but for the most part we’ve enjoyed our time here.
I don’t think it matters if you’re clearing customs in Australia via plane or yacht there is always that gnawing in the pit of your stomach that you’ll be picked out and something won’t be right and then all hell … Continue reading
Geographically, a visit to Panapompom and Nivani Islands in the Deboyne group makes sense for us, as it’s an obvious departure point to head north to Rabaul. However, there’s another important reason why we’re here.