We’re back in
It all started at 7am on Wednesday (PNG time) when we caught a ride to the SIL airstrip.
It was raining and foggy, and we were a little bit nervous that our flight to
There was an extra set of headphones, so Brian got to listen to the chatter of our two pilots. I just put on my headphones to drown out the noise and looked out at the beautiful PNG scenery during the two-hour flight.
We made it to
We had a 24-hour layover in
The next morning we hit the streets and wandered through the shopping centers downtown, enjoying all the sights and all the wonders of a first-world country - crowds, smooth asphalt, coffee shops, book stores, etc. We wandered through a supermarket and marveled at things like M&Ms varieties that we had never heard of before.
We also enjoyed holding hands – something that we can’t do in public in
After that we wandered through the botanical gardens and along the waterfront – it was a very relaxing day. It was also nice to stretch our legs, knowing that we had many, many hours in an airplane ahead of us that evening.
In the afternoon we took the train back to the