Mt. Hagen Shakedown

There I was, sitting in a rundown police station interrogation room which made alcatraz look like a Martha Stewart special. Walls scuffed and cracked from an obvious neglect of upkeep and piles of unorganized paperwork gave me the feeling this was not a place of due process. The musty stench of mildew and body odor […]

Purple maygrass blowing in the breeze on the hike down from Mt. Ellenberry summit

Climbing Ms. Ellenberry

Rise and shine at 6 am to start the trek up Mt Ellenberry, the third highest peak in PNG and little brother to Mt Willheim & Mt Michael. No one here seems to know exactly how high it really is and if my Internet would load in this valley I’d just ask Google but the […]