Review of ‘100 Treks Across the Kokoda Trail’ by PNG author, Rashmii Bell, who was invited to trek with Adventure Kokoda in August 2018 to interpret the experience through the eyes of a Papua New Guinean.Read More
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This book project began a few months after I came off the Trail with Adventure Kokoda in August 2018. As a writer, I went on the Trail already knowing and prepared that I would be documenting my experience in some way. So when I returned home, I started by writing what was then published online as a seven-part series for the adult-reader audience.Read More
Kokoda’ has emerged as the complete adventure experience for Australian baby-boomers and young adventurers. It requires physical stamina and mental tenacity. The wartime history evokes strong emotions. The unconditional care and support of local PNG guides and villagers is humbling. The environment is rugged, remote and pristine.Read More
By Rhys Jack on Nov 09, 2019 03:00 amSunday Telegraph, 10 November 2019 Described as the by-product of throwing Chuck Norris and Indiana Jones into a blender, this former Australian Army Major has been trekking across the...Read More
My greatest frustration over the past 27 years has been trying to explain the significance of the pilgrimage to those who have never trekked with a group led by professional military historians – particularly Australian and PNG officials charged with managing Kokoda tourism.
I therefore invited an author, Rashmii Amoah Bell, to join us for a trek to interpret the experience through the eyes of a PNG woman.
Rahsmii was given free reign to engage with guides, carriers, campsite owners, village womens groups, and other trekkers.
Her articles, titled ‘Kokoda: A Trail of Woe’ were published in Keith Jackson’s PNG Attitude Blog and are republished below.
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