On the top of the highest volcano of the world (II)

Day  5:  After consulting with the family we decided to take a break and spend the day acclimatizing. We were supposed to go for a porteo, transportation of some material to the last refuge, Tejos, but our Russian friend, Johnny, kindly took it in his tuned 4×4. So we just climbed for some hours, along our Argentinean friends heading for Tejos.

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On the top of the highest volcano of the world (I)

So, we are finally leaving for Chile: Ojos del Salado. The eyes of the Salted One. The Romanian expedition is composed by Alexandra, Dana and Dan Marcu. The Marcu family.

Setting off for the highest volcano of the world. Almost 7000 m. Great!!

Bucharest, Paris, Buenos Aires,Santiago de Chile

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Celebrating the National Day in Papua New Guinea

The most important day for the Romanians. The National Day.

I thank the soldiers that fought for this country, that made possible for us to live in a country named Romania. The king Ferdinand said one day: “As long there will be a patch of Romanian land free of occupation, I will stay there. As long there will be a soldier left to fight and a Romanian flag, I will stay next to them, regardless to the fate I will have”. Continue reading

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9 days with the Mondika tribe (I)

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Different cultures

So, finally I managed. I am on a quest, together with my family, for learning, experiencing and evolving as much as we can for as much as we are allowed to stay on this planet. We have lived in the West, we traveled and worked there for years in a row. We decided that time was ripe for us to start seeing other cultures. Continue reading

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Bobby the Carver, Stanley Smiley and Junior the Warrior

We have met a lot of people in Papua New Guinea. Welcoming people, that kept smiling at us. Among them there are some that have impressed us more than others. Continue reading

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The ascent of Mount Giluwe- Landmarking of a volcano from the 7 Volcanoes Circuit

One fine afternoon I was smoking a cigarette in our garden kiosk In about 2 weeks I was supposed to set off, together with my daughter, to Papua New Guinea. Mount Giluwe was waiting for us. Our fifth volcano from the 7 Volcanoes Circuit. Situated in the middle of Papua New Guinea, land of the unexpected. Continue reading

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Friendship around Giluwe (Seven Volcanoes Circuit)

I met Peter Kinjap some weeks ago. I was in full process of preparing our next expedition. The expedition in Papua New Guinea, where the highest volcano of Oceania Australia is waiting for us.So I was digging on the internet. This is how I met Peter. And this is how I learned to know him a little bit as our conversation over the oceans and continents unfolded. Continue reading

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