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Huon Gulf

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Oceania : Papua New Guinea : Huon Gulf
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Huon Gulf is in Papua New Guinea.

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Salamaua in Morobe Province

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  • Bulolo — a pre-war goldrush town. You can still pan for gold. Eight river dredges used for prospecting were abandoned and can still be seen. Now a major forestry center.
  • Lae — Papua New Guinea's second city and main economic hub. Beginning of the Highlands Highway.
  • Wau — another goldrush town that was site of important WW2 battle in 1943. Home of the Wau Ecology Institute and beginning of the Black Cat Trail to Salamaua.

Other destinations

  • Salamaua. — coastal area south of Lae that has been popular with expats since before WW2. Beautiful spot just waiting for someone to build a hotel.

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