Travel to Kokopo

Feb 01

St George Channel

St George Channel

We praise God for bringing us safely across the beautiful and not too choppy waters of St. George’s Channel by 60 hp speed boat from Kokopo, East New Britain Province to the west coast of New Ireland Province (~2 hours). From there we traveled safely by truck over partially sealed roads to our north east coast village for about 3 hours (120 miles).

We were warmly welcomed back by the Notsi people as we drove through the village to the house we call ‘home.’ A few more posts under the house had been replaced with a clear commitment from our ‘son’ Obed and his team to finish the task. The sawn timber under his house was an encouraging sight representing half of what we need to replace the bat-infested outer walls of our house. It was evening and we were too tired to do more than minor cleaning, eat something, dust the beds off and put on clean bed linen. Read more…