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Tag: kokoda

Roman palm IV

For $110 or less the Roman palm IV are a good value Sleeping bag. If you find you are a cold sleeper a set of long thermal underwear should slove any issues with the cold nights on the Kokoda trail. All the new Palms are EN tested which means they have been laboratory tested to [...]
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Getting Healthy for 2017

Getting healthy for 2017   With Christmas and the new years celebrations behind you what do you plan to do with yourself in 2017!   If you are like me you battle with the bulge every year over the Christmas period with all the extravert food on offer and add to the mixture some beverages [...]
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Buff Headwear

The Buff head wear The versatile Buff is a must-have accessory for every adventure. What I love about the multifunctional Original Buff is a the many uses you can apply to this tubular shaped product such as a bandana, ponytail holder, sun guard, scarf, hat, neck gaiter, cap or dust screen (see attached picture). Buffs [...]
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Gym Lycra Pants For Trekking

You don't need to spend large amounts of money on all of your trekking gear, for instances look at these lycra pants you can get from K Mart or Big W for as little as $10. These are an essential item to keep prickly heat and chaffing at bay.
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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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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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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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