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Feb 5, 2014 - Tami Islands, PNG

Our next stop along the way up the coast of PNG was the Tami Islands. If Iwa was minuscule, Tami was a fleck in the ocean. The naturalist described it as a sand cay, created off a reef with the build up of sand which was visited by birds who brought seeds, and vegetation grew. But there is not the same kind of vegetation here that we saw on the prosperous Iwa. When the people set up market, we all felt it was more important to buy something to spread a little money around, whereas the people on Iwa seemed to have all they need. An older...

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Oct 17, 2004 - On the way to Lae

Hey, I am on the way to Lae today! I am very excited. Roy Banka, my contact, just emailed to let me know he will pick me up at the airport, and that's good, since I was worried I hadn't heard from him. He was in the field. Anyway, I hope to write more, but I may not be able to, so talk to you soon... ? Shawn

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Trip Journal

Field Work 2004