Sunday, October 11, 2015

PNG Independence Day

Papua New Guinea recently celebrated the 40th anniversary of their independence.  A group of 5 of us rode bikes for 4 hours ended up at lake Yonki where they were having a celebration. Groups from different villages were dressed up in traditional outfits and singing and dancing. 

The level of lake Yonki is very low due to the drought

Cooked fish for sale

Note the tall head dress on the woman on the left.  It is made of grass
All I had to do is pull out my camera and people would pose

The shore of lake Yonki

These woman ask me if I would take a picture of them

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