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Salumau New Year

Posted by Penny Goldfinch on Monday, January 3, 2011, In : Papua New Guinea 

Had a great new years and hope everyone else did too?

As LYC orphans we were rescued yet again from boat boredom by generous locals…. Aboard ‘Beaver’ (a comfy luxurious motor boat, with air conditioning, captained by Peter and Simon) we were whisked away to nearby Salumau Harbour, no more than 2 hours easy motoring from Lae…what a glorious change of pace that was! A little slice of paradise so close to the maddening crowds.

Salumau in days gone by was the regional centre of Morope P...


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Progress

Posted by Penny Goldfinch on Monday, January 3, 2011, In : Papua New Guinea 
December 30th 2010

We’ve made a bit of progress finally on our patch-ups. Yesterday saw our parts ordered and our stanchions repaired. We’re still climbing in and out of the cabin over our partially lifted engine but with any luck the parts should arrive in another 5 or so days which means we’ll be getting things back to normal. We’ve also managed a shit load of washing (clean sheets…YAY), have started to re-provision the boat and have been able to rest quite well at night courtesy o...


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