Papua New Guinea Stories
Day 39 At sea 12/04/2011
We continued with our southerly course through the Coral Sea, passing east of the Coral Sea Island Territory. The Coral Sea Island Territory includes a group of small and mostly uninhabited tropical islands and reefs in the Coral Sea northeast of Queensland. The only inhabited island is Willis Island.
Tonight was a formal ...
Day 38 At sea 11/04/2011
Throughout the day Sun Princess followed a southeasterly course through the Solomon Sea. We then set a southerly course entering the Coral Sea after passing Rossel Island. Rossel Island is part of the Louisiade Archipelago which is a string of 10 larger volcanic islands frequently fringed by coral reefs and 90 smaller coral i...
Day 37 Rabaul 10/04/2011
Sun Princess passed Cape Tavui at 5.30am this morning, rounded Crater Peninsula and then entered Blanche Bay. We took our pilot on board and entered Simpson Harbour and berthed about 8am.
We did a ship’s tour today to the nearby volcano where major eruptions have wrecked the island on three occasions over the past 100 year...