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aussie 18-09-2002 12:31 PM

Photographs of Goroka Township
 
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Welcome to Goroka, Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea.

A picturesque town clustered around an airstrip, now a commercial centre for the coffee industry, Goroka town was established in the early 1950's as an administrative outpost.

Goroka Airport :

aussie 18-09-2002 12:34 PM

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View of Goroka looking towards the Airport taken Independence Weekend, 15th September, 2002

aussie 18-09-2002 12:36 PM

Images of Goroka, Eastern Highlands Province
 
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Papua New Guineans sit selling their artefacts on the dusty streets of Goroka

aussie 18-09-2002 12:38 PM

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Standing outside the J K McCarthy Museum is a P-39 Air Cobra
left behind by the US Air Force after World War II

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North Goroka Urban Clinic. Notice the variety of plants outside the fence in this tropical part of Papua New Guinea

aussie 18-09-2002 12:47 PM

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If you are planning a visit to Goroka, a must see is the J K McCarthy Museum.

The museum's shop offers an excellent selection of artefacts and handcrafts.

aussie 18-09-2002 12:56 PM

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Homemade basket sellers on the streets of Goroka with the ANZ bank in the background.

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Topless Miss Goroka Show Queen, September, 2002 in full traditional dress.

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Mandarin Restaurant Goroka taken during the Independence Weekend 14, 15 & 16th September, 2002

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Streets of Goroka were a hive of activity as people headed off to the show which was held during the Independence Weekend, 14, 15 & 16th September, 2002


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