Category Archives: Papua New Guinea

A walk from Oksapmin, Papua New Guinea

by Steve Salfield. 9th January 2007 Having completed our contracts with the Health Department of Papua New Guinea late in 1973 I and my wife decided to explore a remote area of the country where few outsiders had ever been. … Continue reading

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The warcry. A walk in Papua New Guinea

Having completed our contracts with the Health Department of Papua New Guinea late in 1973 I and my wife decided to explore a remote area of the country where few outsiders had ever been. I had worked in the country … Continue reading

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Aftermath – cargo cults and treatment failures

It was seven o clock in the morning on the seventh day of the seventh month of ninenteen seventy one. In the cool early hours of the morning thousands of local village people had made the arduous climb through the … Continue reading

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Happy new year

The first of January 1973. New year’s day and I woke with a feeling of keen anticipation. Every day I was learning new and fascinating aspects of the unique environment I was living in and I looked forward to a … Continue reading

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