Spirit of Niugini, Milne Bay Area

  • Map
    Map
    This dive trip was at the southeast tip of the country.
    Papua New Guinea
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  • Observation Point
    Observation Point
    Our first dive location from the Spirit of Niugini dive boat.
    Ferguson Island, Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea, October 30, 2008
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  • Sunset
    Sunset
    Spirit of Niugini, Observation Point, Ferguson Island, Papua New Guinea, October 30, 2008
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  • Normanby Island
    Normanby Island
    We dived in the strait between this island and Ferguson Island where currents can be very strong.
    Spirit of Niugini, Observation Point, Papua New Guinea, October 31, 2008
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  • Normanby Island
    Normanby Island
    Appears to be a volcanic cone.
    Spirit of Niugini, Papua New Guinea, October 31, 2008
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  • Ferry
    Ferry
    Heavily loaded local ferry.
    Esa'ala, Normanby Island, Papua New Guinea, October 31, 2008
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  • Ferry
    Ferry
    Pulling up to the dock.
    Esa'ala, Normanby Island, Papua New Guinea, October 31, 2008
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  • Sunset
    Sunset
    Spirit of Niugini, Esa'ala, Normanby Island, Papua New Guinea, October 31, 2008
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  • Emperor Moth
    Emperor Moth
    Syntherata janetta
    Spirit of Niugini, Papua New Guinea, November 2, 2008
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  • Unknown Moth
    Unknown Moth
    A variety of moths were attracted to the ship's lights at night.
    Spirit of Niugini, Papua New Guinea, November 2, 2008
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  • Rosy Double-bristled Hawkmoth
    Rosy Double-bristled Hawkmoth
    Meganoton rubescens severina
    Spirit of Niugini, Papua New Guinea, November 2, 2008
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  • Common Hunter Hawkmoth
    Common Hunter Hawkmoth
    Theretra clotho celata
    Spirit of Niugini, Papua New Guinea, November 2, 2008
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  • Unknown Moth
    Unknown Moth
    Spirit of Niugini, Papua New Guinea, November 2, 2008
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  • People
    People
    We were the entertainment for the village.
    Spirit of Niugini, Bunama, Papua New Guinea, November 2, 2008
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  • Boys
    Boys
    Spirit of Niugini, Bunama, Papua New Guinea, November 2, 2008
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  • Child
    Child
    Spirit of Niugini, Bunama, Papua New Guinea, November 2, 2008
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  • Girl
    Girl
    Spirit of Niugini, Bunama, Papua New Guinea, November 2, 2008
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  • Boys
    Boys
    Spirit of Niugini, Bunama, Papua New Guinea, November 2, 2008
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  • Triton's Trumpet Shell
    Triton's Trumpet Shell
    Charonia tritonis - The living snail preys on the Crown-of-Thorns Sea Star and shouldn't be collected.
    Spirit of Niugini, Bunama, Papua New Guinea, November 2, 2008
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  • People
    People
    Spirit of Niugini, Bunama, Papua New Guinea, November 2, 2008
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  • Children
    Children
    A daily play option for the local children.
    Spirit of Niugini, Bunama, Papua New Guinea, November 2, 2008
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  • Woman
    Woman
    With some produce that she hoped the ship would want to buy.
    Spirit of Niugini, Bunama, Papua New Guinea, November 2, 2008
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  • People
    People
    Spirit of Niugini, Bunama, Papua New Guinea, November 2, 2008
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  • People
    People
    Spirit of Niugini, Bunama, Papua New Guinea, November 2, 2008
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  • Children
    Children
    Spirit of Niugini, Bunama, Papua New Guinea, November 2, 2008
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  • Girl
    Girl
    Spirit of Niugini, Bunama, Papua New Guinea, November 2, 2008
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  • Hawkmoth male
    Hawkmoth male
    Ambulyx dohertyi
    Spirit of Niugini, Bunama, Papua New Guinea, November 2, 2008
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  • Unknown Moth
    Unknown Moth
    Spirit of Niugini, Bunama, Papua New Guinea, November 2, 2008
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  • Unknown Moth
    Unknown Moth
    Spirit of Niugini, Bunama, Papua New Guinea, November 2, 2008
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  • Tokyo Marine Chemical-Oil Tanker 'Azalea Galaxy'
    Tokyo Marine Chemical-Oil Tanker 'Azalea Galaxy'
    Papua New Guinea, November 3, 2008
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  • Tanya's Reef
    Tanya's Reef
    One of our dive sites.
    Nuakata Island, Papua New Guinea, November 3, 2008
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  • Sunset
    Sunset
    Nuakata Island, Papua New Guinea, November 3, 2008
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  • Crinoid City
    Crinoid City
    Dive Site
    Spirit of Niugini, Papua New Guinea, November 4, 2008
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  • Fisherman
    Fisherman
    Crinoid City Dive Site, Spirit of Niugini, Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea, November 4, 2008
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  • Sunset
    Sunset
    Little China Dive Site, Spirit of Niugini, Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea, November 4, 2008
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  • Aquaculture Facility
    Aquaculture Facility
    Samarai was the provincial capital of Milne Bay for many years.
    Samarai, Samarai Island, Papua New Guinea, November 6, 2008
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  • Old Toilets
    Old Toilets
    Samarai, Samarai Island, Papua New Guinea, November 6, 2008
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  • Old Dock
    Old Dock
    Samarai, Samarai Island, Papua New Guinea, November 6, 2008
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  • Aquaculture Facility
    Aquaculture Facility
    Samarai, Samarai Island, Papua New Guinea, November 6, 2008
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  • Spirit of Niugini
    Spirit of Niugini
    Samarai, Samarai Island, Papua New Guinea, November 6, 2008
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  • Pearl Oysters
    Pearl Oysters
    Shell 'seeds' are inserted in the oysters that will grow into pearls.
    Aquaculture Facility, Samarai, Samarai Island, Papua New Guinea, November 6, 2008
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  • Pearl Oysters
    Pearl Oysters
    When x-ray shows a nice pearl, the pearl in extracted and a new 'seed' pearl is put in place to grown another.
    Aquaculture Facility, Samarai, Samarai Island, Papua New Guinea, November 6, 2008
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  • Pearl Oysters
    Pearl Oysters
    Oysters can produce as many as six successive pearls in this facility.
    Aquaculture Facility, Samarai, Samarai Island, Papua New Guinea, November 6, 2008
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  • Papua New Guinea Flag
    Papua New Guinea Flag
    Samarai, Samarai Island, Papua New Guinea, November 6, 2008
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  • Children Swimming
    Children Swimming
    Probably showing off for the visitors.
    Samarai, Samarai Island, Papua New Guinea, November 6, 2008
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  • Children Swimming
    Children Swimming
    Samarai, Samarai Island, Papua New Guinea, November 6, 2008
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  • Children Swimming
    Children Swimming
    Samarai, Samarai Island, Papua New Guinea, November 6, 2008
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  • Crew
    Crew
    An end of trip tradition.
    Spirit of Niugini, Alotau, Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea, November 7, 2008
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  • Unknown Hawkmoth
    Unknown Hawkmoth
    Spirit of Niugini, Alotau, Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea, November 7, 2008
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  • Samarai Queen Ferry
    Samarai Queen Ferry
    Spirit of Niugini, Alotau, Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea, November 7, 2008
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  • Chertan
    Chertan
    Smaller group dive boat I was on in 2002 and 2004.
    Spirit of Niugini, Alotau, Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea, November 7, 2008
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  • Group Photo
    Group Photo
    Spirit of Niugini, Alotau Dock, Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea, November 7, 2008
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  • Air Niugini Fokker 100
    Air Niugini Fokker 100
    Back in the capital for our onward flights home.
    Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, November 7, 2008
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