Western Highlands Province Travel Guide

  • Two villagers discussing things
    Two villagers discussing things
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  • Located deep in the central mountains
    Located deep in the central mountains
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  • Female fashions in the Highlands
    Female fashions in the Highlands
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Mount Hagen



Mount Hagen

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    Mount Hagen is the capital of Western Highlands province, the most populated in Papua New Guinea (440,000 people as of 2000). The early western explorers of PNG were totally surprised after either flying in or slogging their way up off the hot and humid coastal areas when they found far more inhabitants hidden away in the fertile, open and cool...

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    Hagen Drive, Mendi, Mount Hagen, SO 251, Papua New Guinea

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  • Take in the traditional celebrations

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    Starting in the 1960s, the Eastern and Western Highlands Provinces alternately held a Show on the third weekend of August in either Mt. Hagen or Goroka, where the local tribes competed against each other in traditional cultural events. The original purpose of the Show was to serve as an aggression outlet in the place of on-going warfare between the...


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