Chimbu Province Travel Guide

  • Highland Mountains & Distant Hut
    Highland Mountains & Distant Hut
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  • Starting to Get into Serious Mountains!
    Starting to Get into Serious Mountains!
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    Ready to Lift the Replacement Part
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  • Highlands Highway

    Kundiawa Transportation

    The main access to this part of the country is via the Highlands Highway, which leaves the coastal city of Lae and winds its way up to Kainantu at 1555-m (5100-ft), then even higher to Mt. Hagen and beyond. The road is sealed as far as Goroka, but then changed to hard-pack from there onward. It was always a pleasant drive travelling though these...

  • The Lights are Out!

    Kundiawa Off The Beaten Path

    The electric supply for this whole part of the country was delivered via a 66,000 volt transmission line bringing hydro-power in from a dam located to the east of Goroka (see my 'Kainantu' page for the details). Transformer substations at Goroka, Kundiawa and Mount Hagen 'stepped down' the voltage from 66,000 volts to 11,000 volts so it could be...

  • Kundiawa is Located HERE

    Kundiawa Favorites

    Kundiawa is located in the central mountain ranges which run the length of New Guinea from east to west. Mt. Wilhelm, the highest in Papua New Guinea at 4509-m (14,800-ft), is located in the Bismarck Range not far to the northeast of the town. These mountain ranges are broken in various places by broad upland valleys and plains, resulting in a...


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