Category Archive: Photo Essays

PNG Portraits, etc. – Part 2

Papua New Guinea, November 2014: Travelling to remote villages along the Fly River in Western Province, the savannahs and rubber plantations of Central Province, and the shores of Bougainville; I’ve taken lots of… Continue reading

Sohano Ocean View Apartments

November 2014:  No, I don’t do reviews.  But, being in Sohano Island, in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea, I just got inspired to take photos of the place where… Continue reading


November 2014: It’s been more than a year since I last visited the Autonomous Region of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea.  The main airport that connects the region to the rest of the… Continue reading


November 2014:  When in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, stay at Sohano — one would think  that this is the motto of the team.  This was my third time to visit the region… Continue reading

A Village in Darkness

A short photo-essay about a village in crisis

The Mighty Fly River 2

A photo essay about life and scenery along the Fly River in Papua New Guinea.

Throwback Thursday: Tropical Fruits Facts and Legends

On July 21, 2011, A Traveller’s Tale was born with its very first post, “Tropical Fruits Facts and Legends: Asia’s Notorious “King of Fruits”.  Until September of that year, a total of seven… Continue reading

A Summer Place – Recap of the Series

Introduction to the Series (from a Summer Place 1, June 15, 2014): How many photos should one take of a single subject? Just one? Dozens? Hundreds, perhaps?  Well, if the number of possibilities… Continue reading

Daru Island: On Muddy Shores

May 2014:  There I was again staring at this sunset from the balcony of an aging inn called New Century on Daru Island in the Gulf of Papua. I flew straight to this… Continue reading

Sensuous Singkil 3

Singkil is the most popular traditional dance among the tribes of Muslim Mindanao.  The dance tells the story of the lovely Princess Gandingan whose struggles against evil are portrayed through the challenges of… Continue reading

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