Category: Kokoda

Every year avid trekkers walk the Kokoda Track

Every year avid trekkers walk the Kokoda Track, to feel some of what our diggers endured, to have some understanding of our history, to feel their pain, to see why they gave their all for us. But rarely, there is something found along the way that brings an entire family and strangers together.   Ronald [...]
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Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day Remembrance Day. At 11 am on 11 November 1918 the guns of the Western Front fell silent after more than four years continuous warfare.   The allied armies had driven the German invaders back, having inflicted heavy defeats upon them over the preceding four months. In November the Germans called for an armistice [...]
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Money for PNG

Money for PNG Money matters for PNG and while trekking Kokoda or Mt Wilhelm The currency of Papua New Guinea is Kina. Notes are called Kina, pronounced as (keen a), symbol is (PGK)
Coins are called Toea, pronounced as (toy a), symbol is (t) The PNG exchange rate against the Australian dollar fluctuates constantly.
Currently the exchange [...]
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Kokoda Trail Papua New Guinea

Kokoda Trail Papua New Guinea Kokoda has become a form of a pilgrimage for many Australian’s in the past 10 years; others tackle this trail to tick another challenge of their bucket lists, while some just want adventure and to experience a different culture.   Papua New Guinea is a developing nation that has seen [...]
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Hand Sanitiser and hygiene while trekking

Hand Sanitiser and hygiene while trekking Hand Sanitiser and hygiene while trekking Kokoda   I cannot stress the importance of your own hygiene while trekking Kokoda, traveling or any other group outdoor activity.   One person gets a bug from poor hygiene and it can rip through the whole group in a flash with a [...]
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5 of the best hikes from around the world

5 of the best hikes from around the world   1 Kokoda Trail Papua New Guinea This has become somewhat of an Australian pilgrimage through out the years and after the year 2000 it really took off.   While Australian’s have an emotional connection with the place we have seen the numbers of international travelers [...]
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Kokoda track tour team 7

Kokoda track tour team 7 Team 7 power on over the Kokoda Track experiencing the mud, rain and blistering heat that Kokoda can bring. The make up of the team consisted of the the Kimba crew, 3 youths on a sponsorship program through the Lions club, Tim (a local Kimba businessman and ETA), 3 mates [...]
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Anzac Day

Anzac day ANZAC day is a term that broadly commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations along with their contribution and suffering of all those service people combatant or other logistical operations who have served.   When war broke out in 1914, Australia had been [...]
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Black Diamond Contour Elliptic Shock

Black Diamond Contour Elliptic Shock These poles are burly and comfortable and feature a unique teardrop shaped design to add strength to the shaft. The shafts, as well as the Flick Lock closure system, make these one of the most durable poles in the market. If you are a larger persona and would like poles [...]
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Why trek with Escape Trekking Adventures

Whether you are trekking Kilimanjaro, Kokoda or climbing in Nepal, it really requires a lot of specialist knowledge. It is of course very easy for people to look on the internet and find tours- but it is a mine field out there. The most important thing to remember is the quality of the of tour [...]
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