Goroka Show in Papua New Guinea

By Rowan McKinnon In Travel

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17th November, 2011
The wall clock in the domestic departure lounge at Port Moresby’s Jacksons Airport was 20 minutes slow – a sure sign we were in PNG – and the announcements over the fuzzy PA system were unintelligible. We nearly missed our flight, but the Dash 8 propeller plane put down at Goroka an hour or so later. The airport is the biggest thing in Goroka, and the main road and a neighbourhood of residential streets run parallel to the airstrip. The mountains rise green and tangly on the other side of the airstrip. A bus ...

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