I watched a video by famous Australian adventurer Beau Miles digging up a rock. Usually I enjoy his videos but this one gave me an odd feeling which compelled me to write an opinion piece on the We Are Explorers Website.
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Hey hey, I have teamed up with Sam Druce from Reel Wire Productions and Red Kangaroo Books in a new series of pastry indulgence and book reviews. It’s all about rewarding yourself – You deserve it!
Our upcoming documentary film SAILAU will be representing the nation of Papua New Guinea (PNG) in Dubai later this year, together with our award-winning book SALT WATER AND SPEAR TIPS.
It is a huge honour to be working with the PNG Embassy and the PNG Tourism Authority on this great event, which is estimated to attract 25 million visitors.
You can support the project and learn more about the film on the Documentary Australia Foundation website.
Wohoo! I’m proud to announce that our book Salt Water and Spear Tips, was awarded Expedition Book of the Year at NAFF|Bookaward, under the Nordic Adventure Film Festival – NAFF.
You can order a copy of the book here Amazon US
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We are proud to announce that Documentary Australia Foundation (DAF), The National Kenu & Kundu Festival (NKKF) and Papua New Guinea National Film Institute are supporting the production of SAILAU.
And that we have a broadcast agreement with EMTV Papua New Guinea.
Read more on the SAILAU page
Support the project and get your name in the credits:
Links: National Kenu and Kundu Festival, Papua New Guinea National Film Institute, EMTV, DAF
Summoned by the Kula Chiefs #2 read #1 post here
After almost three weeks we finally hear back from Sanakoli John.
Sanakoli and his friend Levi Sakiusa launched their small outrigger canoe, loaded with food and equipment for the upcoming Kula Voyage, towards Dawson Island, home of Sanakoli’s brother Justin John.Continue reading
Join the Adventures of Justin and Sanakoli and support the traditional cultures of Papua New Guinea.
On the phone to Papua New Guinea, I spoke with Sanakoli John (one of the three master sailors from our New Guinea circumnavigation).
Sanakoli told me that him and his brother Justin John, together with our proud canoe Tawali Pasana, had been summoned to a Kula* meeting by a Chief on Woodlark Island.
Interview about the books SALT WATER and SPEAR TIPS, and the phenomenon #pastryfriday.
Thor F Jensen · ABC Radio Alice Springs Australia, interview with Thor F. Jensen
Thor is working on a series of humorous comics about the outdoors titled; Misadventures.