Base Camp C was established one and a half hour’s walk beyond the village of Kanikeh, in a shady clearing protected by giant bamboo. It was a magical setting. Between the tall, thick stems of bamboo and other rainforest trees there were fantastic vistas of Gunung Binaia which at times was hidden in soft, swirling cloud. Within a short distance of camp there was also a gentle cool, stream with a secluded pool where we bathed. The camp’s pit toilets were established well away from the stream, which provided drinking water for the expedition and the village of Kanikeh. Read more.
Base Camp C
Longhouse nestled amongst giant bamboo.There was always activity around the cooking fire in base camp.The bat girls (Benny, Lorna & Marguerite) and Nick Horne munching on delicious sugar cane.Untangling a fuit bat from a mist net over the river near Base Camp C.Secluded pool which was our bathing area.Venturers (Rachman from Indonesia on left).The OR film crew filming the radio sched.OR staff during the daily radio sched. Chris (left), Steve, David and Liz.Lorna and venturers (Denise on right).Giant bamboo frames a misty mountain.Another soggy day in paradise 🙂Media attend an official visit to Base Camp C.The film crew.The film crew cooking up a storm for a big group of hungry venturers.Staff and venturers hold a ‘tie’ party.Chris and Marguerite.Happiness is a full belly.