The group of children singing to greet us at Matupit village, home of the Tolai people.
Children looking at the numerous dim-dims (white) visitors.
Strings of money shells. The people still collect the shells from the inlets, string them and use them for currency.
A gathering of some of the village people.
Cook local greens by heating stones to boil the coconut milk and greens.
The cooking crew.
Girls stringing money shells.
A young girl weaving a mat from sega palm.
An old woman putting the finishing tourches on her sega palm mat.
Tavutvur Hot Springs.
The springs are naturally heated by a deep, underwater volcanic vent. The temperature of the water is 158F.
A dormant volcano (left) and an active volcano (right) from the Hot Springs.
Local in a traditional fishing boat.
Yamamoto's Bunker, the underground command post of General Yamamoto, the commander in chief of the Imperial Japanese Navy during WWII.
Another entrance to Yamamoto Bunker.
View of Simpson Harbor from Rabaul Volcanological Observatory. The Observatory was established in 1937 and still monitors the activity of New Guinea's 14 active and 23 dormant volcanoes.