The Crocodiles of the Sepik, Papua New Guinea

Life on the Sepik the canoe – the indispensable method of transport on the Sepik River, carved out of a single tree trunk The atmosphere was tense in the boat. We were surrounded by silence and darkness. Every few seconds, a flying fish smaller than my palm would violently shatter the stillness, making my heart […]

The Mt. Hagen Show in pictures*

An outer-worldly experience There’s little I can say about the Mt. Hagen Show in the highlands of Papua New Guinea that would get remotely close to depicting the experience of being there. In a nutshell, I was in the middle of what felt like an old National Geographic documentary. Thousands of miles away from what […]