Love Swarm

The People of Kilau

My face is really starting to hurt from smiling so much. Like my cheeksĀ  are working some serious overtime here in the village of Kilau, PNG! Spent all day walking up and down the windy mountain road between the two bridges that mark the village boarders and everywhere I look are bright eyes and smiling […]


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 […]