Category Archives: Travel

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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Travelling with a mobility scooter

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Berlin

Berlin I had always avoided visiting Berlin. I suppose I didn’t want to give them the benefit of my presence. Berlin had kicked out my family in the 1930’s. But this June, at short notice, decided to relent. We arrived … 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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Javanese circus by Steve Salfield. September 2006

The Javanese train was comfortable enough. The open windows allowed the hot humid breeze to provide some relief from the stifling tropical heat. Pungent smoke from the coal fired steam engine occasionally drifted in through the window and every now … Continue reading

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